Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Linux - Latest Debian update screws your usb storage

Ok, this was a puzzler.  The latest update rendered all my little usb thingies useless.  They were all read-only and nothing I could do would change it.  After many, many searches, I finally found that you have to edit your fstab file and remove all the lines for usb storage mounts. I had about 5.  They are no longer needed.

I'm on testing, which is moderately unstable.  My machine on stable was still good,

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