[plug] mounting mobile phone filesystem - update

Gavin Chester sales at ecosolutions.com.au
Sun Jun 3 15:26:47 WST 2007

On Sun, 2007-06-03 at 14:23 +0800, Arie Hol wrote:
> On 3 Jun 2007 at 14:19, Arie Hol wrote:

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> The above was incorrect (see amendment below - sorry about that)
> Have a look in /proc/sys/dev and see if any files or directories have 
> been created which may relate to the USB device being detected by your 
> system.

I get no change in that folder after the phone is plugged in and
settled. This is what I have as output from "ls /proc/sys/dev/": 
"cdrom  parport  raid  rtc"

> Maybe that would provide a clue as to "what to mount"

Sorry, not so for me :-(

> Also have a look in /dev to get a clue as to what may be mountable.
As you know this is a heavily populated directory, many possibles I can
rule out easily but some I have no idea about :-(

> And don't forget to create a directory in /mnt so that you can access the 
> device as part of your filesystem.

Thanks, that was done. I always use a generic address of /media/usb for
devices plugged in to usb :-) ( FYI: I find that rpm distros such as
redhat, suse, fedora, etc seem long ago to have adopted /media as the
mount point for removable media, not /mnt as you may be used to)

> Like I said just guessing here.

More "guesses" welcome from any and all :-)


BTW: I just discovered of this new phone that it automatically charges
off the usb port. geeee, ahhh :-) Maybe old hat for you people but this
is first new phone I've bought in _8_ years. LOL. I gave up on the
expense of getting a Treo or similar smartphone (see previous

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