Ubuntu Sandisk cruzer U3 drive trouble

I am having trouble using my Sandisk Cruzer mini. I tried copying some U3 software to it but then it stopped copying halfway, It got really warm which seemed unusual so I took it out.I later found out it wasnt unusual. but now when I put it in, all the files are read only so I cannot write or replac ...

Ubuntu Why old Kingston USB wrks but not new SanDisk Cruzer?

I have been installing Ubuntu Desktop for two days not, getting it all in place before I make an image... (So, it is quite in mint condition, only automated some updates).However, I downloaded a lot of things, via another computer at a place with high speed Internet connection and put all that to 4G ...

Ubuntu U3 on SanDisk Cruzer Micro prevented use for net install

Bought a 4GB SanDisk Cruzer Micro USB flash drive, to use for installing Ubuntu using "Copying Files - The Easy Way" from pagehttps://help.ubuntu.com/8.04/installation-guide/i386/boot-usb-files.htmlFirst attempt failed: machine to be installed to hung at flashing cursor during boot.Used a ...

Ubuntu Merging Partitons on Sandisk Cruzer Flash Drive

I have a SanDisk Cruzer flash drive with two partitions, one is the main partition with all my data on it, and the other is unallocated. I would like to merge the two partitions to gain the unallocated space. (The reason I have this space left is because I uninstalled the U3 software that came with ...

Ubuntu SanDisk Cruzer Micro 4GB fails on large write

all, when I plug in and mount my SanDisk Cruzer Micro on my 6.06 LTS (Dapper) machine and try to write a large file, I get some crazy errors! Like...Apr 20 22:49:17 kernel: [17180097.316000] scsi2 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devicesApr 20 22:49:22 kernel: [17180102.320000] Vendor: SanDisk ...

Ubuntu Sandisk Cruzer not working

Sandisk Cruzer not working..It is a 2gb drive i have taken off the U3 and used it in ubuntu a few times already.I pluged it in today and it tells me "Cannot mount volume" "Invalid mount options when attempting to mount the volume"I can still use the drive in Vista without a probl ...

Ubuntu Sandisk Cruzer Micro 1GB not recognised

If I plugin my Sandisk Cruzer Micro 1GB (type SDCZ6-1024), it is not properly recognised. The led on the Cruzer lights up for a few seconds, but that's it. My old USB memory (Apacer HandyDrive 64MB USB1.1) is working. The Cruzer is recognised in Windows XP (on the same dual-boot pc).What is the prob ...

SanDisk Cruzer Micro 1.0 GB HELP!!

i'm new here, so i'm not exactly sure if i'm supposed to post this here, but i hope someone can help me. at christmas, i recieved a SanDisk cruzer micro 1.0 GB with U3. my roommate used it on her computer soon after, and i recently tried to use it for myself. it works on her computer, and on another ...

Ubuntu SanDisk Cruzer Micro 4.0GB won't mount!

Okay, lets just start -- thanks by the way.History: My father gave me this Cruzer Micro a few months back and told me "fix it and it's yours."Description: It is password protected and I checked on Windows it has no driver but that shouldn't have an effect on me when using Ubuntu... wow I a ...

Ubuntu Unable to write to Sandisk Cruzer after upgrading to 10.10

HiYesterday, my Ubuntu 10.04 desktop was successfully upgraded to 10.10. Everything seems to be OK, except that the OS is unable to write to 4GB Sandisk Cruzer USB drive, as it could before the upgrade.On the other hand, the OS is able to write to a generic 4GB "noname" without any problem ...

Unable to boot Ubuntu from SanDisk Cruzer mini

Initially, I was able to successfully use my 1gig SanDisk Cruzer flash driveas a boot disk for Ubuntu jaunty.I erased the ubuntu content and tried making the 1gig SanDisk Cruzera windowsXP boot drive. I was unsuccessful.I tried to make the same SanDisk flash drive an Ubuntu Jaunty boot disk again bu ...

Unable to boot Ubuntu 7.10 from Live USB Flash Drive Sandisk Cruzer

I'm trying to boot my computer from a USB Flash Drive, but have been unsucessful so far.- The USB flash drive is an 8-meg Sandisk Cruzer Contour (brand new).- My BIOS successfully detected the flash drive and is currently set has 1st drive to boot from.- On my computer, the flash drive is working fi ...

Cannot mount Sandisk cruzer micro 4gb

Okay heres the deal, my ubuntu wont mount my sandisk cruzer microsudo dmesg | tail -c 2000Code: ...

SanDisk Cruzer Micro USB Drive questions, with Ubuntu 8.04...?

To Whomever Might be of help... =)I'm a new user to Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron, who hasn't really worked much with a USB flash drive before, so I'm here asking for help.I've just recently bought a SanDisk Cruzer Micro USB 2.0 Flash Drive (8GB) on my Ubuntu, but I'm not sure how to use it... :confused: ...

Ubuntu 16gb sandisk cruzer micro-extremely slow data transfer rates

i just picked up a 16gb sandisk cruzer micro flash drive the other day and finally got around to beginning to transfer data to it today. the trouble is that it's extremely slow. i'm trying to copy about 1gb of data (consisting of over 6000 files, mostly small). so far, it's been copying for about fi ...

Ubuntu Error mounting Sandisk Cruzer USB drive

When I inserted my 8 GB Sandisk Cruzer USB drive, I got an error message that the drive failed to mount. I poked around a little on the forums to find the terminal commands to try mounting it. Here's the output of those commands.globalnet@globalnet-desktop1:~$ sudo mkdir /mnt/usbglobalnet@globalnet- ...

Ubuntu USB Microdrive Help (SanDisk Cruzer)

I'm having trouble getting Ubuntu to talk to my USB Microdrive (SanDisk Cruzer).I use a USB mouse, and have only one port open on my docking station. I unplug the mouse, then plug in the Microdrive, go to Places -> Computer and see that it's there listed as "SanDisk Cruzer Micro". When ...

Ubuntu SanDisk Cruzer USB Flash drive

Just to say that the SanDisk Cruzer USB Flash drive works Plug and Play seemlessly on Breezy. Quite refreshing after all the mucking about I had installing my W network adapter! ...

Ubuntu Sandisk Cruzer Flash Drive (U3)

I picked up one of these at Walmart a couple of weeks ago ($10 for 4GB). I didn't know about the U3 'Smart' software nor was it labeled on the packaging or I wouldn't have bought it. Anyway, this software resides in a non-removable partition and automatically installs itself onto any Windows PC it i ...

Ubuntu Finally, I got a SanDisk Cruzer 16gb thumb-drive/U3 to boot!

I followed just about every how-to on the net, yet the only one that would boot via the instructions was the PendriveLinux (http://www.pendrivelinux.com/)flavor, all well and good, but I really wanted either 9.04 or the 9.10 flavored Ubuntu-Gnome (http://ubuntu.com) to boot as an install medium for ...

Ubuntu Custom boot script for Sandisk Cruzer live CD

I'm trying to create a custom live CD for my Sandisk USB Cruzer flash drive.If you didn't know, these flash drives have 2 partitions, the first is a CDFS Partition (CD-ROM) where the Ubuntu live CD is mounted, the 2nd Partition is FAT32.Im doing a job that requires the same settings to be made over ...

Ubuntu format sandisk cruzer 4.0gb password protected

Okay heres the deal folks I dug out an old USB stick of mine that was hidden in a drawer of mine and cannot remember the password (AT ALL). Now that was still back in the days when I used windows as a main operating system (I was using XP). about two years ago. My question is: is there any way at al ...

Ubuntu Sandisk Cruzer Flashdrive

Hey, I switched over to ubuntu a few months ago, and have tried several times to get my flash drive working.Its a sandisk micro cruzer 1gb with some built in security. works fine on xp and i have the security set up with the password. idr everything iv tried but i can see usbdrive when i got to my c ...

Ubuntu Sandisk Microcruzer/U3 question

I have another question about this aggravating little Sandisk microcruzer. It came with that U3 partition. Ubuntu wouldn't recognize it. In other words, it would not automount. No big deal really, except that it wouldn't continue on and mount the data partition either. I can manually mount the data ...

Ubuntu U3 run problem

I cannot run my new Cruzer(R) SanDisk 4gig micro flash drive. My wine had this output in terminal:archoniam@claptop:~$ wine '/media/disk/LaunchU3.exe' fixme:wave:ALSA_AddCaptureDevice Add support for DSCapturefixme:win:RegisterDeviceNotificationW (hwnd=0x20024, filter=0x7bdfe9c0,flags=0x00000000), S ...

Ubuntu Sandisk m240 mp3 player problem

I cant seem to get the sandisk mp3 player m240 to work right, I have a screenshot of what it does, it should have my music and data on it, or that is what it does with Vista. I have Ubuntu 8.04 any help will be helpful! ...

Ubuntu Reformatting my Sandisk Micro U3 USB flash drive from terminal?

I need my flash to work in a Windows and Linux machine. Here's how I destroyed everything. I was reinstalling Windows on my brothers PC and I accidently formatted my flash drive from the blue menu where you choose where to install Windows.You know, press L to format, etc, etc.So any ideas on how to ...

Ubuntu SanDisk Cruzer micro flash drive not automounted ...

all, just tried out Ubuntu after playing around with Mepis and Kanotix. How do I get my flash drive to be autodetected and automounted by Ubuntu? This drive has no problem being automounted by Mepis and Kanotix when I plug it in so I know at least the drive is not broken. Do I have to install autofs ...

Ubuntu Sandisk Sansa View 32GB

Hello, does anyone know how I can get the Sansa View 32GB to work in Hardy? When I connect the USB all it does is say "connected" for a few seconds and then either restarts or freezes up. I have seen other help topics regarding the 8gb and 16gb but am wondering if there is something unique ...

[Ubuntu] Sandisk Cruzer Blade 4 GB mounts up as readonly for Ubuntu. (Fine on Win7)

I wanted to make bootable installation of Windows 7 on my pendrive so I formated it with help of gparted to NTFS. After that I can't do notching but copy or view files from it (Most probably problem existed earlier but I hadn't any chance to know about it) Moreover device works fine on Eeepc Netbook ...

trying to get ubuntu to boot from a sandisk cruzer micro

i got it to start booting but half way thru boot i get an error that x server has crashed : no screen found. it guides me thru some detailed crap ad im posting this thru a fedora computer, it would be a pain to grab a whole error. has anyone trying this had this error before? ...

Ubuntu Sandisk cruzer micro 4gb drive will not mount.

i've tried right clicking my usb removable disk and mounting it or opening and it wont allow me to mount it (which i'm guessing mount means to format) so is there a way to force mount this device? ...

Ubuntu laptop doesn't read usb stick ( Sandisk Cruzer) anylonger

A few days ago my laptop stopped reading my usb-stick without any particular reason. At least, I wouldn't know why.When I want to copy files to my usb-stick I get an error. It says the disk is read-only. So I cannot use my usb stick now. Does anyone knows a solution for it? ...

Ubuntu Sandisk Cruzer Micro (8GB) won't mount

I'm running Fiesty from a live CD. I've mounted this same drive before, and read from and written to it with no problems. When I connected it today, Ubuntu sent an error message saying that it couldn't mount the drive because my system doesn't support the file system (vfat (FAT32)). This is news to ...

How do I get ubuntu, to read my files off of my SanDisk Cruzer?

I have files which I have downloaded, from the internet and files which I have from my XP system which I am not using anymore. I simply got taired of using window's . However I am no stranger to linux, I have just not used, it in along time and I know Ubuntu is just another version of Unix it self. ...

Ubuntu How I solved my USB drive problem: it's empty but says it's not

I recently looked at my USB drive, a 4GB Sandisk Cruzer U3, and noticed that it said that the total size of the files was ~800MB but that the total space available was only ~1.6GB. I read up and found that the most common cause of this problem is when nautilus/gnome deletes a file on a USB drive, it ...

Ubuntu Hi Folks, need some help, I'm trying, and trying, and . . .

Need a little help . . . :(Hware is an HPcompaq R4000 AMD 64x1 w/2gigRAM, 60gigHD ATI Radion 200 with current drivers for, yes, EVERYthing.Used FreeDOS Fdisk to partition as follows:Partition 0: 19456 - ntfsPartition 1: 18432 - fat32Partition 2: remainder (18.9g) unformatted (fat32)---Original syste ...

Ubuntu USB flash drive not working on 64-bit kernels

I have a Sandisk Cruzer U3 flash drive, 1GB. I used the U3 uninstaller to remove the U3 crap, so now it is just a plain USB flash drive. Using fdisk I removed the existing partition, and created a new one, and formatted it as FAT32 (mkfs.vfat -F 32).I booted the installed AMD64-k8 kernel (2.6.15-26- ...

Ubuntu liveCD not booting! Help!

I'm rather new to linux, I've used ubuntu a few times though, so please make the answers as N00b-proof as possible.Whenever I try to boot linux off my pendrive (Sandisk Cruzer, U3 removed) all I get is a blinking white underscore thing.like this: _The "laptop" is an HP mini 1030, with 1gb ...

Ubuntu 11.04 does not work well with Sandisk USB stick with U3 launchpad

TL;DR: If you have problem using Ubuntu 11.04 from USB, remove the U3 launchpad if you do not need it at all. It may solve your problem.Link: http://u3.sandisk.com/launchpadremoval.htmI am not a Ubuntu/Linux user but I do keep a copy of Ubuntu LiveUSB in my Sandisk cruzer micro 8GB USB stick in case ...

Does Ubuntu support SanDisk U3 flash drives?

I bought a Sandisk 8gb Flash Drive (cruzer micro) last night at wal mart because my A-DATA drive did not work in Ubuntu for some reason. I bought the Sandisk because on the back of the package it said officially supported by Mac, XP, Vista, Linux... sooo I tried it and it worked.Sure enough, it work ...

Ubuntu [Not a question] Cruzer 4GB with U3 crapware

Just a heads up, not a question. I recently bought a usb drive called "cruzer micro 4GB". I just found (via a Windows PC) that it comes with crapware called U3 and it doesn't go away even if you format the damn thing. It's obviously a corporate replacement for Portable Apps, and it truly s ...

Problem Mounting a SanDisk Sansa c250 mp3 player

I'm a newbie. I am trying to convert to Linux from Windows. I have been able to figure out most stuff, or at least found answers in the forums (like video card drivers, web cams, etc). But this is baffeling me so I need help. I just bought a SanDisk Sansa c250 mp3 player. I plugged it in to drag and ...

Unable to laod on Toshiba, SanDisk USB

I have an IBM T43; only one HD allowed. It is loaded with Xp on the one HD, and others have and do use it regularly.I have loaded Lenny on Kingston USB flash on this machine without problem (sdb1 root and bootable.) I refuse to allow GRUB to be installed on the HD, tell it to load on /dev/sdb1, it c ...

Sandisk Help Please!!!

why would my sandisk cruzer micro 1.0 GB with U3 launchpad work on my guest account but not on my administrative account?? i don't understand it. does anyone know what i can do to fix it? ...

Sandisk Memory Stick PRO Duo NOT mounting on Ubuntu 9.04

I'm still quite new to Ubuntu, but I've been using it sporadically since version 7.10. However, since it's now my only OS on my Gateway m255-E laptop, Im going to use Ubuntu more often from now on. Everything is working good except I am having a problem with the SD card reader on my laptop. I have a ...

Ubuntu USB Drive Partitioning Problem

I have a 4 gig Sandisk Cruzer i've been trying to repartition of a long time. But there is a problem, evertime i try to wipe it and put a new fat32 partition on it it works, but then goes to having half fat32 and half unallocated. Does it everytime. Is there a way to fix this and get it to partition ...

Ubuntu USB Size Problem

This is a multi-os problem (Windows & Ubuntu), but you guys would respond, unlike Microsoft :DI recently purchased a 16GB Sandisk Cruzer USB Stick, got it out the pack, put it in, and it's only 14.9 GB !!!It says it is only 14.9 GB in the Windows Partition mamager and gParted, but Palimpsest Dis ...

U3 DOESNT SEEM to load on ubuntu

why doesnt U3 DOESNT SEEM to load on ubuntu.i have a sandisk cruzer titanium 8gb memory stick that has U3, BUT on windows it loads up and i can use my U3 APPS but on ubuntu all i can do is store files , like a normal memory stick and cant use U3 Apps ...

Ubuntu Problem installing 9.10 from USB key via UNetbootin

I'm having a problem installing 9.10 from a USB key. The frustrating thing is it (mostly) worked the first time, but promptly stopped working on subsequent tries.Since I have no CD/DVD drive I'm trying to install from USB. Never having done this before I poked around online a bit and found UNetbooti ...