external disk

William Harrington wwh20610 at cmsu2.cmsu.edu
Sun Jan 1 13:59:11 PST 2006


On Jan 1, 2006, at 2:22 PM, Jean-Philippe Mengual wrote:

> Hi,
> Yes, ls -AlFh /proc/bus/usb shows thatthere's a /proc/bus/usb
> directory, but even when the hd is connected, the directory stays
> empty.
> I've just looked at the hardware-howto, and I think my hd is supported
> even if it's not explicitly mentioned.
> It's the first USB device I try to make work, I don't have any USB
> flash driver. I really think that my USB isn't correctly configured
> but I can't determine what is wrong.
> hotplug and udev are installed, I don't understand.
> Thanks for your help, and future information.
> Regards,
> JP

I've seen the USB low performance driver disrupt the usb mass
storage driver.

If CONFIG_BLK_DEV_UB is enabled in the kernel disable it.
You will find it in the Device Drivers -> Block devices section as
the low performance usb driver.

If it isn't enabled, then I'm out of ideas.

Sincerely,

William



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