troubleshooting Question

How to browse USB volumes on FreeBSD shell

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I need to install something in FreeBSD shell.

I've connected a USB FAT32 HD. It shows as "da2". I need to gain access to the files on the HD directly or copying them onto the main boot volume for installation. I have tried the following commands without success:

I've followed instructions from here: http://www.wallpaperama.com/forums/how-to-mount-connect-usb-external-drive-pendrive-in-linux-shell-command-t714.html

After following instructions, and entering: mount -t auto /dev/da2  /mnt/usb, the response is:

"mount: /dev/da2 : Operation not supported by device"

Could you please help me to get to the installers on the HD please? Thanks guys.
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