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    SubjectRe: [Stable-review] [25/29] USB: fix usbstorage for 2770:915d delivers no FAT
    On Fri, 2010-01-22 at 16:10 -0800, Greg KH wrote:
    > 2.6.32-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know.
    >
    > ------------------
    >
    > From: Ryan May <rmay31@gmail.com>
    >
    > commit 10d2cdb6102669279bee2d9a00a22431b74583d5 upstream.
    >
    > Resolves kernel.org bug 14914.
    >
    > Remove entry for 2770:915d (usb digital camera with mass storage
    > support) from unusual_devs.h. The fix triggered by the entry causes
    > the file system on the camera to be completely inaccessible (no
    > partition table, the device is not mountable).
    >
    > The patch works, but let me clarify a few things about it. All the
    > patch does is remove the entry for this device from the
    > drivers/usb/storage/unusual_devs.h, which is supposed to help with a
    > problem with the device's reported size (I think). I'm pretty sure it
    > was originally added for a reason, so I'm not sure removing it won't
    > cause other problems to reappear. Also, I should note that this
    > unusual_devs.h entry was present (and activating workarounds) in
    > 2.6.29, but in that version everything works fine. Starting with
    > 2.6.30, things no longer work.
    [...]

    It doesn't sound like this bug or fix are sufficiently well understood
    yet to be suitable for a stable update. The bug report is currently
    marked as invalid!

    Ben.

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    Ben Hutchings
    Any smoothly functioning technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.
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