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Support Unable to mount SD cards on PC

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by zopper, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. zopper

    zopper Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Sep 6, 2010
    I just tried to mount the SGS discs on the laptop over the supplied USB cable.
    I set the SGS to act as a Mass Storage device.

    The logs show that the discs came up:
    [ 1429.718638] Initializing USB Mass Storage driver...
    [ 1429.718771] scsi4 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
    [ 1429.718868] usbcore: registered new interface driver usb-storage
    [ 1429.718871] USB Mass Storage support registered.
    [ 1429.722071] usb-storage: device found at 9
    [ 1429.722075] usb-storage: waiting for device to settle before scanning
    [ 1434.721329] usb-storage: device scan complete
    [ 1434.728691] scsi 4:0:0:0: Direct-Access SAMSUNG GT-I9000 Card 0000 PQ: 0 ANSI: 2
    [ 1434.736683] scsi 4:0:0:1: Direct-Access SAMSUNG GT-I9000 0000 PQ: 0 ANSI: 2
    [ 1434.737322] sd 4:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg2 type 0
    [ 1434.740150] sd 4:0:0:1: Attached scsi generic sg3 type 0
    [ 1434.747295] sd 4:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI removable disk
    [ 1434.749182] sd 4:0:0:1: [sdc] Attached SCSI removable disk

    However, the discs are not there:
    # fdisk /dev/sdc

    Unable to open /dev/sdc
    # fdisk /dev/sdb

    Unable to open /dev/sdb

    A bit strange. Are the SGS mass storage devices really these, or some thing else that require drivers?


  2. zopper

    zopper Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Sep 6, 2010
    Found out what one has to do...

    1) On the phone, go to Settings->Applications->USB Settings and select the "Mass Storage" Options.*

    2) Go back to Settings->Applications->Development and select "Stay Awake"

    3) Plug in your USB cable to the phone and computer. The phone will say "USB Connected in the status bar at the top, and a USB symbol will appear.

    4) Drag down the notification bar from the top and hit the "USB Connected: Select to copy files to/from your computer"

    5) You get a new window with "USB Connected: You have connected your phone to your Computer via USB. Select "Mount" if you want to copy files between your computer and your phone's SD card." Select MOUNT.
    tinux and _Ash_ like this.
  3. _Ash_

    _Ash_ Member

    Aug 8, 2010
    Been getting annoyed with KIES when I simply want to copy some files to the card. This worked great.
  4. tinux

    tinux New Member

    Sep 27, 2010
    Wow it took me hours trying to get it to work. you saved my life ,Many thanks Brov God bless you

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