- NG Firewall firmware versions 4.2.x
How may I mount a USB stick on a netfence box?
On phion legacy Heavensgate/Appligo appliances the attempt to mount a USB stick brings a error message that the mount device is not a valid block device. You can ignore this message.
The kernel load the usb-storage module at boot time. If you plug in the stick after the boot into a running system the driver will not be loaded.
Load the "usb-storage" module before mounting a USB flashdisk on a box. Use following commands to do so:
mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/usb
If you use SCSI or RAID controler, the partition sda1 is maybe already used. In this case the USB-Stick will be use another label (e.g. sdb1). With the command "mount -l" you will find out, which label is used.