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Re: [SLE] Trouble reformatting an outboard USB drive
  • From: "Peter N. Spotts" <pspotts@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 20:26:39 -0400
  • Message-id: <20060425202639.36f4795b@xxxxxxxxxx>
Here you go:

> 1) lsmod | grep hci_

uhci_hcd 32016 0
usbcore 112512 7 usblp,usb_storage,ndiswrapper,slusb,usbhid,uhci_hcd

> 2) cat /etc/fstab

/dev/hda1 / reiserfs acl,user_xattr 1 1
/dev/hda5 swap swap defaults 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
sysfs /sys sysfs noauto 0 0
usbfs /proc/bus/usb usbfs noauto 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts mode=0620,gid=5 0 0
/dev/cdrecorder /media/cdrecorder subfs noauto,fs=cdfss,ro,procuid,nosuid,nodev,exec,iocharset=utf8 0 0
/dev/fd0 /media/floppy subfs noauto,fs=floppyfss,procuid,nodev,nosuid,sync 0 0
none /subdomain subdomainfs noauto 0 0

> 3) fdisk -l /dev/... ['l' = lower case L; ... = usb drive, e.g. 'sda']


Disk /dev/sda: 300.0 GB, 300090728448 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 36483 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 1 36482 293041633+ 83 Linux

And just for kicks, the final installment of dmesg:

drivers/usb/class/usblp.c: usblp0: USB Bidirectional printer dev 8 if 0 alt 0 proto 2 vid 0x03F0 pid 0x8204
Vendor: Maxtor Model: OneTouch II Rev: 023g
Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 04
SCSI device sda: 586114704 512-byte hdwr sectors (300091 MB)
sda: assuming drive cache: write through
SCSI device sda: 586114704 512-byte hdwr sectors (300091 MB)
sda: assuming drive cache: write through
sda: sda1
Attached scsi disk sda at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
Attached scsi generic sg0 at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 0, type 0
usb-storage: device scan complete
ReiserFS: sda1: found reiserfs format "3.6" with standard journal
ReiserFS: sda1: using ordered data mode
ReiserFS: sda1: journal params: device sda1, size 8192, journal first block 18, max trans len 1024, max batch 900, max commit age 30, max trans age 30
ReiserFS: sda1: checking transaction log (sda1)
ReiserFS: sda1: Using r5 hash to sort names
usb 1-2: USB disconnect, address 6
usb 1-2.4: USB disconnect, address 7
usb 1-2.7: USB disconnect, address 8
drivers/usb/class/usblp.c: usblp0: removed
hub 1-0:1.0: over-current change on port 2
usb 1-2: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 9
hub 1-2:1.0: USB hub found
hub 1-2:1.0: 7 ports detected
usb 1-2.4: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 10
scsi2 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
usb-storage: device found at 10
usb-storage: waiting for device to settle before scanning
usb 1-2.7: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 11
drivers/usb/class/usblp.c: usblp0: USB Bidirectional printer dev 11 if 0 alt 0 proto 2 vid 0x03F0 pid 0x8204
Vendor: Maxtor Model: OneTouch II Rev: 023g
Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 04
SCSI device sda: 586114704 512-byte hdwr sectors (300091 MB)
sda: assuming drive cache: write through
SCSI device sda: 586114704 512-byte hdwr sectors (300091 MB)
sda: assuming drive cache: write through
sda: sda1
Attached scsi disk sda at scsi2, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
Attached scsi generic sg0 at scsi2, channel 0, id 0, lun 0, type 0
usb-storage: device scan complete
ReiserFS: sda1: found reiserfs format "3.6" with standard journal
ReiserFS: sda1: using ordered data mode
ReiserFS: sda1: journal params: device sda1, size 8192, journal first block 18, max trans len 1024, max batch 900, max commit age 30, max trans age 30
ReiserFS: sda1: checking transaction log (sda1)
ReiserFS: sda1: Using r5 hash to sort names


With best regards,

Pete


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