I have a problem with a USB 3 port on a desktop running Debian Linux. The problem started when a system backup was attempted to a portable hard drive plugged into the USB 3 port. The backup operation had previously been done many times with no problems.
This time the mount operation failed with...
A new WD Elements portable hard drive has been plugged into a USB 3 port on a Linux desktop.
The hard drive does not appear on an fdisk -l
listing. The small light on the drive is slowly flashing.
What is happening ? Why doesn't the drive appear in the fdisk listing ?
Is the system trying to...