corsair pendrive don't work anymore

Jaime Casanova jcasanov at
Thu Oct 9 14:46:32 UTC 2008

On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 1:50 PM, Jaime Casanova
<jcasanov at> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 11:43 AM, Jaime Casanova
> <jcasanov at> wrote:
>> My problem is that my pendrive (a corsair of 8gb) doesn't work anymore
>> in my ubuntu box.
>> It worked when i buy it and i still can use it in windows (i have an xp box)...
> seems like it is a reported bug: 261710
> i supplied additioanl information to that bug, i will inform about any
> advances...

i get a solution, maybe not an ideal one but works (and the pendrive too :)

- edit /etc/modprobe.d/options and add: options scsi_mod inq_timeout=20
- open synaptic and mark the linux-image (kernel) for reinstall
- reboot your computer and voila

Many thanx to Mario Italo for posting the solution
Jaime Casanova
Soporte y capacitación de PostgreSQL
Asesoría y desarrollo de sistemas
Guayaquil - Ecuador
Cel. +59387171157

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