After I re-compile my kernel using a vanilla one, I found that my usb flashdrive
can not be detected by my operating system. I check on dmesg, there are entry
about my usb flashdrive on the log:
But, after a moment I wait, there is no notification about new flashdrive
inserted. I check using blkid, still there is no sign of the thing.
Apparently, I forget to insert usb-storage module in my kernel, after I
recompile it. So, I try to modprobe the needed module.
Okay, it seems that the file I need is not available from the kernel tree. So, I
need to insert the module manually.
Time to go to kernel tree.
From this menu, I will include the module that I need for usb-storage. Press /
to search module name. It is called USB_STORAGE.
After I found its location, I insert it with “M” become my choice between the
I exit and save this configuration.
Then I make it.
Note that the “4” value is changeable depends on processor specs.
I use “4” because my processor
Install old and new compiled module, as root of course.
My new module finally installed. Now I can plug the usb drive on my computer.
Just in case you are curious about system message of the inserted device, you
can use dmesg.
And modinfo to view module details.
Until next time.