How to mount a USB flash drive under Solaris
Introduction This HOWTO explains how to mount a USB key under Solaris. Purpose Scope Solaris 10 x86 / SPARC Acronyms References Solaris Forums - Mount an USB key under solaris 10 x86 Overview Steps Solaris 10 doesn't seem to understand FAT32 filesystems. FAT16 works as expected. Solaris 10 x86 / SPARC Insert the USB key in one of the USB slots. mkdir /rmdisk /etc/init.d/volmgt stop /etc/init.d/volmgt start mount | grep rmdisk It should be there. If the above doesn't work please try /etc/init.d/volmgt stop (In Solaris 10's Single User boot mode you do not have to stop volmgt) iostat -En Look for your USB device. mount -F pcfs /dev/dsk/c2t0d0p0:c /mnt mount -F pcfs /dev/dsk/c1t0d0p0:c /mnt Secondary way to mount the USB cd /dev/rdsk iostat –En c5t0d0 Soft Errors: 2 Hard Errors: 0 Transport Errors: 0 Vendor: USB 2.0 Product: Flash Disk Revision: 1.00 Serial No: Size: 0.13GB <130023424 bytes> Media Error: 0 Device Not Ready: 0 No Device: 0 Recoverable: 0 Illegal Request: 2 Predictive Failure Analysis: 0 devfsadm -C ls -l c*0 | grep usb lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 64 Jun 7 16:32 c5t0d0s0 ->../../devices/pci@1e,600000/usb@b/hub@1/storage@1/disk@0,0:a,raw mount -F pcfs /dev/dsk/c5t0d0s0:c /mnt How to unmount the USB fuser -c -u /mnt /mnt: umount /mnt Solaris 10,latest update has no volmgt, also ls -l c*0 has no usb as result (what to do in that case), but with iostat -En I have a recognizable usb-stick at c6t0d0. For my situation it is just out of touch. Maybe someone can update it?