using a USB flash mem device

Tom Hall
Sun Sep 30 21:34:00 GMT 2007

On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 03:46:42PM -0400, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> Check under the Disk Management snap-in in Windows (under Administrator
> Tools, Computer Management).  If it shows up there, you should be able
> to set a drive letter.  If not, you may be able to access it using /dev/sdXX
> syntax.  See <> for
> guidance on how to map the information you see here into /dev/sdXX form.

Nope. It's not there. I did find it under "Portable Devices" but not under
Disk Management. It's at "Location 0" and has a "device instance ID" of

I had to get Windows Media 10 in order to get Media Transfer Protocol
(MTP - how clever of MS) capability before it would show up in explorer at

I found an mtplib project on sourceforge but was hoping cygwin wouldn't need
something like this.

I guess I'll have to drag icons around for a while - what a drag.

- Tom

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