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    SubjectRe: USB CF reader reboots PC
    Murray J. Root wrote:
    > Ooops - kernel 2.5.5[234]
    >
    > On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 11:51:30AM -0500, Murray J. Root wrote:
    >
    >>ASUS P4S533 (SiS645DX chipset)
    >>P4 2GHz
    >>1G PC2700 RAM
    >>SanDisk SDDR-77 ImageMate Dual Card Reader (using only CF cards)
    >>
    >>----------------------------
    >>devfs compiled in to kernel, devfs=nomount in lilo.conf
    >>
    >>Insert CF card. mount it. cd to it, do reads and/or writes
    >>umount card. remove card.
    >>insert a different card (does not happen if the same card is used)
    >>mount it. system reboots. logs are corrupted
    >>
    >>Doesn't happen every time for read - sometimes I can read 2 or 3 cards first
    >>Happens every time for write - if I write to a card then changing cards
    >>causes a reboot
    >>
    [snip]

    Somewhat similar vein, but a different set of symptoms, I've seen a
    RedHat box not see that the CF card changed...
    (USB SanDisk CF & SD reader, also using only CF cards.)

    insert 128MB CF card.
    everything is ok.
    remove 128MB CF card, still see 128MB partition
    insert 256MB CF card.
    see 128MB partition.
    (based on /proc/partitions)

    I've not followed this up to figure out why yet.
    You might check that situation to see if yours is related at all.

    Eli
    --------------------. "If it ain't broke now,
    Eli Carter \ it will be soon." -- crypto-gram
    eli.carter(a)inet.com `-------------------------------------------------

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