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SubjectRe: Problems accessing USB Mass Storage
On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 05:04:19PM -0500, Thomas Dodd wrote:
> Rogier Wolff wrote:
> >On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 10:46:31AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> >
> >>On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 12:37:37PM -0500, Thomas Dodd wrote:
> >>
> >>>I get the feeling it's not a true mass storage device.
> >>
> >>Sounds like it.
> >
> >
> >Nope. Sure does sound like it's a mass storage device. And it works
> >too.
> >
> >The kernel managed to read the partition table off it, and got
> >one valid partition: sda1.
>
> Accept that you cannot read data from the device. At all.
> Even dd fails. And the windows drivers work (using XP
> in vmware it think it was) correctly on this same device.

If the kernel can't read the first block, you get to see something
like:

sda: <io error on device 8:00>
unable to read parttion table.

and I don't know how the kernel could come up with an "sda1" all
by itself.......

Roger.

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