lproven at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 15:38:59 UTC 2007
On 28/09/2007, norman <norman at littletank.org> wrote:
> > > < snip >
> > Hmmm. That's not a good sign.
> > The other, perhaps slightly simpler, way to see what the kernel is
> > detecting is to open a Terminal (Applications|Accessories|Terminal)
> > and type
> > tail -f /var/log/kern.log
> > Then try inserting your storage card. Here's what mine says when I do it:
> > Sep 27 23:47:44 blackbox kernel: [1718005.166594] SCSI device sdd:
> > 499712 512-byte hdwr sectors (256 MB)
> > Sep 27 23:47:44 blackbox kernel: [1718005.169591] sdd: Write Protect is off
> > Sep 27 23:47:44 blackbox kernel: [1718005.169594] sdd: Mode Sense: 43 00 00 08
> > Sep 27 23:47:44 blackbox kernel: [1718005.169595] sdd: assuming drive
> > cache: write through
> > Sep 27 23:47:44 blackbox kernel: [1718005.169598] sdd: sdd1
> I did as you suggest, nothing at all, dead as a dodo. It looks like
> throw it away and start again.
Oh dear. It does sound a little like it, I'm afraid. At least they're cheap!
One final thought... Could it be the USB *cable* that isn't working?
Have you got another different one you could try, or a different
device that you know works that you could try with the same cable?
If you are connecting through a hub, it is also worth trying without
the hub, or trying a different USB port, both on the PC and on the
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