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Unable to acces my pendrive in linux

Hi Gurus,
in linux I am unable to access my pendrive(i am even not seeing the icon or location for my pendrive ).
Please anyany could help me to get rid of this issue.

regards,
Sanjay
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what is the output of the dmesg when you connect the pen drive ?!
# 3  
nothing i am getting ( any messages).i just installed the linux and now when i insert the pendrive ,nothing happens.
now i just tried to mount by following these steps.
:mkdir /mnt/pendrive
then i added to the file /etc/fstab the following text
/dev/sda1 /mnt/pendrive auto noauto,user,rw,exec 0 0
but it is throwing the error :sad1 is not a valid block


could you please guide me to resolve the issue.
# 4  
Kindly post the output after executing the following command.

Code:
dmesg

By executing the above, you could be able to find in which device it gets detected. And then you can mount using that.
# 5  
when i type dmesg after inserting the pendrive ,it was throwing some error like usb 2 failed
and i restarted my pc and mounted the pendrive again and now it is workingfine
i used the following command
mount -t auto /dev/sda1 /mnt/pendrive


thanks and regards,
Biswaranjan
 

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