[Bug 264789] Re: USB Hard Drive Not Accessible, vol_id hangs

Tim Wright timw at splhi.com
Mon Feb 16 23:29:53 UTC 2009

... and renders dm "fakeraid" installations unbootable. It is NOT the
correct fix. The correct fix is to remove the infinite retry loop from
the kernel SCSI error code and blacklist all the bad devices so the
kernel knows that they return a capacity value that is one sector too
large. Sadly the latter is going to be seriously painful because this
brokenness seems to be incredibly widespread.

USB Hard Drive Not Accessible, vol_id hangs
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