Device works at Windows but doesn't appear at /dev. How can I mount it?

So let's go to the infos...

uname -a:

Linux deeptought 3.13.0-30-generic #54-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jun 9 22:45:01 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Being new in this forum I can only post 2 links, so this will be kinda messy... sorry =/

At this link you'll find the output of lsusb, mount, /var/log/kern.log and /var/cache/powertop/saved_results.powertop

That's all the relevant information I could think of... please let me know if I can contribute with something else...

Thanks in advance for any help!!

  • What file system is the disk? NTFS, Fat32 etc? – Kinnectus Jun 30 '14 at 16:03
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    @BigChris Shouldn't matter...there could be NO filesystem, but the device should still show up in /dev. – BenjiWiebe Jun 30 '14 at 17:23
  • What exactly is the device (Part number, preferably)? – BenjiWiebe Jun 30 '14 at 17:24
  • Its an external HDD that plays videos and connects itself to an TV by HDMI.. It's called Iomega ScreenPlay MX HD Media Player P/N:31915000 Model: SPDHDMX – marcelhb Jun 30 '14 at 17:31
  • Unplug the disk in Ubuntu, do dmesg | tail, plug it back in and do dmesg | tail again and paste the second tail up. Could do with seeing the messages for that device. – Kinnectus Jun 30 '14 at 18:07
sudo blkid 

(your device is /dev/sdx)

sudo mkdir /mnt/here
sudo mount /dev/sdx /mnt/here

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