How to mount a USB stick?

Johannes Hofmann johannes.hofmann at
Tue Apr 21 12:46:07 PDT 2009

Colin Adams <colinpauladams at> wrote:
> I plugged in my sole USB stick. It was named as da0 I tried:
> mount /dev/da0 /mnt
> but got a message saying invalid superblock.
> Since I have used it on linux, I tried -t ext2fs but got:
> wrong magic number 0 (expected ....)
> What am I supposed to do?

I'm using 

mount -t msdos /dev/da0s1 /mnt


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