I was going through this tutorial linked above, but then when I got to the dmesg | grep -i portion, I thought for a moment and said to myself, "Wait, I don't have that kind of output.
Which is true,
dmesg | grep -i "SCSI device" outputs
dmesg | grep -i "SCSI" outputs
So how do I manually mount a USB drive after I've first installed the base CLI system (using mini.iso) to a linux distro such as ubuntu or Debian?
[ 0.436103] Block layer SCSI generic (bsg) driver version 0.4 loaded (major 253)
[ 3.589321] SCSI subsystem initialized
[ 4.096573] scsi0 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
[ 9.102665] scsi 0:0:0:0: Direct-Access SanDisk Cruzer 8.01 PQ: 0 ANSI: 0 CCS
[ 9.369117] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Attached SCSI removable disk