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Re: [SLE] USB drive access light?
  • From: Sunny <sloncho@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 15:53:21 -0600
  • Message-id: <e7eeb2305022413531ddad247@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 13:40:16 -0800, Christopher Carlen
<crcarle@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi:
>
> I have a Sandisk Cruizer Micro USB flash drive. The blue access light
> remains on all the time when plugged in. It has negative blinks (turns
> off for brief moments) when the drive is accessed. But it would make
> more sense to be off when inactive, and on when being accessed.
>
> As it is, it is difficult to know when it is safe to remove the device
> after writing to it.
>
> Are their any tips for tinkering with the light control on these drives?
>
> Thanks.
>
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I have no answer for your question, but for safely removing you would
like first to umount the device, and then remove it.

Sunny

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