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Re: [SLE] USB drive access light?
  • From: Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 09:21:40 -0500
  • Message-id: <87f94c3705022506213959a017@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 25 Feb 2005 08:01:11 -0500, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> BTW: I am currently updating my wife's iPOD from my cruzer drive on Windows
> 2000. The light stays on when the drive is idle and flashes off when
> transferring data. So the light property is a Cruzer thing, not a Linux
> thing.
> --
> Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx>

In windows it also goes off when you unmount it (or whatever they call
it in Windows).

ie. In windows it is not safe to pull the drive while the light is on,
you have to use the little icon in the taskbar to disable it first and
that turns off the light.

Greg Freemyer

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