Upgrade breaks USB disk automount

paul cooke paul.cooke100 at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Nov 23 20:49:48 GMT 2006


On Thursday 23 November 2006 20:41, paul cooke wrote:
> On Thursday 23 November 2006 18:50, D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> > On Thursday 23 November 2006 1:39 pm, Jose Gomez-Dans wrote:
> > > Has this happened to anybody else? The disk can still be mounted using
> > > mount/pmount, but...
> >
> > Just to note, I did the same upgrade, and my card reader and USB DVD-RW
> > are still working fine.  I don't have any USB hard disks to try.
> >
> > Did you reboot, or at least log out and back in?  That might cure it,
> > though I haven't actually logged out here since that upgrade.  Maybe if I
> > log out and back in, I will encounter the same troubles!
>
> my machine mysteriously rebooted itself some 20 hours after doing the
> update... I'd had a USB hard disk mounted. I cannot mount it at all now,
> though the USB for my Palm Tungsten E works.
>
> I cannot mount any removeable media via USB. My SD card reader doesn't want
> to know and my various USB keys don't either.
>
> Konqueror detects them, offers me the option to do something and then an
> error message comes up and the Icon on the desktop that's just been created
> is greyed out and will not mount (same error message)
>
> really helpfull one of "An unknown error occurred"
>
> argh...
>
> this was in syslog for the mount I attempted just now:
>
> Nov 23 20:32:57 localhost kernel: [17371301.540000] usb 5-5: new high speed
> USB device using ehci_hcd and address 9
> Nov 23 20:32:57 localhost kernel: [17371301.692000] scsi6 : SCSI emulation
> for USB Mass Storage devices
> Nov 23 20:32:57 localhost kernel: [17371301.692000] usb-storage: device
> found at 9
> Nov 23 20:32:57 localhost kernel: [17371301.692000] usb-storage: waiting
> for device to settle before scanning
> Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.696000]   Vendor: BUFFALO  
> Model: ClipDrive         Rev: 1.00
> Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.696000]   Type:   Direct-Access
> ANSI SCSI revision: 00
> Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.696000] SCSI device sdb: 507904
> 512-byte hdwr sectors (260 MB)
> Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.700000] sdb: Write Protect is
> off Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.700000] sdb: Mode Sense: 23
> 00 00 00
> Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.700000] sdb: assuming drive
> cache: write through
> Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.704000] SCSI device sdb: 507904
> 512-byte hdwr sectors (260 MB)
> Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.708000] sdb: Write Protect is
> off Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.708000] sdb: Mode Sense: 23
> 00 00 00
> Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.708000] sdb: assuming drive
> cache: write through
> Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.708000]  sdb: sdb1
> Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.708000] sd 6:0:0:0: Attached
> scsi removable disk sdb
> Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.708000] sd 6:0:0:0: Attached
> scsi generic sg0 type 0
> Nov 23 20:33:02 localhost kernel: [17371306.708000] usb-storage: device
> scan complete
>
> daemon.log hasn't had anything written to it since the spontaneous reboot 2
> days ago.
>
> I think I'll do a further shutdown and cold reboot when things are safe and
> see what happens. First off I'll try another update and see what's there,
> no updates.
>
> > --
> > D. Michael McIntyre
> >
> > Author of Rosegarden Companion
> > http://rosegarden.sourceforge.net/tutorial/ See my new music stand
> > unfolding at http://users.adelphia.net/~silvan/




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