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Re: [opensuse] how to install usb external disk
  • From: Primm <lynn@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2006 22:41:10 +0100
  • Message-id: <200612232241.10743.lynn@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 23 December 2006 22:32, Leendert Meyer wrote:
> On Saturday 23 December 2006 21:02, Primm wrote:
> > On Saturday 23 December 2006 20:40, Leendert Meyer wrote:
> > > On Saturday 23 December 2006 20:23, Primm wrote:
> > > > When I plug it in nothing happens. Trying to mount /dev/sda
> > > > gives:
> > > >
> > > > mount /dev/sda /mnt
> > > > mount: No medium found
> > >
> > > This is like mounting a CDROM with no CD in it.
> > >
> > > Instead of sda, you should use dm-0 or dm-1.
> >
> > I get:
> >
> > mount /dev/dm-0 /mnt
> > mount: /dev/dm-0: can't read superblock
>
> So the device exists.
>
> > and:
> >
> > mount /dev/dm-1 /mnt
> > mount: special device /dev/dm-1 does not exist
>
> _Not_?
>
> *** How about /var/log/messages? What appears there _right_after_
> plugging in the device?

It gives this:


Dec 23 22:36:17 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: new high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:17 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: new device found, idVendor=067b,
idProduct=2507
Dec 23 22:36:17 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: new device strings: Mfr=1,
Product=2, SerialNumber=3
Dec 23 22:36:17 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: Product: Mass Storage Device
Dec 23 22:36:17 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: Manufacturer: Prolific Technology
Inc.
Dec 23 22:36:17 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: SerialNumber: 0
Dec 23 22:36:17 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: configuration #1 chosen from 1
choice
Dec 23 22:36:17 highheels2 kernel: scsi6 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage
devices
Dec 23 22:36:17 highheels2 kernel: usb-storage: device found at 12
Dec 23 22:36:17 highheels2 kernel: usb-storage: waiting for device to settle
before scanning
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: Vendor: A´`& ]¨ Model: Ǿʥ ã…y(±)÷5­ ñ
Rev: y 
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: Type: Direct-Access
ANSI SCSI revision: 00
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde : very big device. try to use READ
CAPACITY(16).
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde : READ CAPACITY(16) failed.
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde : status=0, message=00, host=5,
driver=00
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde : use 0xffffffff as device size
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: SCSI device sde: 4294967296 512-byte hdwr
sectors (2199023 MB)
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde: Write Protect is off
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde: Mode Sense: 03 00 00 00
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde: assuming drive cache: write through
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde : very big device. try to use READ
CAPACITY(16).
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde : READ CAPACITY(16) failed.
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde : status=0, message=00, host=5,
driver=00
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde : use 0xffffffff as device size
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: SCSI device sde: 4294967296 512-byte hdwr
sectors (2199023 MB)
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde: Write Protect is off
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde: Mode Sense: 03 00 00 00
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde: assuming drive cache: write through
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: sde:<6>usb 1-8: reset high speed USB
device using ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:18 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:19 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:19 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:19 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:19 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:19 highheels2 kernel: sd 6:0:0:0: SCSI error: return code =
0x00070000
Dec 23 22:36:19 highheels2 kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev sde, sector 0
Dec 23 22:36:19 highheels2 kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sde, logical
block 0
Dec 23 22:36:20 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:20 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:20 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:20 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:21 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:21 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:21 highheels2 kernel: sd 6:0:0:0: SCSI error: return code =
0x00070000
Dec 23 22:36:21 highheels2 kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev sde, sector 0
Dec 23 22:36:21 highheels2 kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sde, logical
block 0
Dec 23 22:36:21 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:21 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:21 highheels2 udevd-event[1993]: wait_for_sysfs: waiting
for '/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.7/usb1/1-8/1-8:1.0/host6/target6:0:0/6:0:0:0/ioerr_cnt'
failed
Dec 23 22:36:22 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:22 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:22 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:22 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:22 highheels2 kernel: sd 6:0:0:0: SCSI error: return code =
0x00070000
Dec 23 22:36:22 highheels2 kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev sde, sector 0
Dec 23 22:36:22 highheels2 kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sde, logical
block 0
Dec 23 22:36:22 highheels2 kernel: unable to read partition table
Dec 23 22:36:22 highheels2 kernel: sd 6:0:0:0: Attached scsi disk sde
Dec 23 22:36:22 highheels2 kernel: sd 6:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg4 type
0
Dec 23 22:36:22 highheels2 kernel: usb-storage: device scan complete
Dec 23 22:36:23 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:23 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:23 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:23 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:24 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:24 highheels2 kernel: usb 1-8: reset high speed USB device using
ehci_hcd and address 12
Dec 23 22:36:24 highheels2 kernel: sd 6:0:0:0: SCSI error: return code =
0x00070000
Dec 23 22:36:24 highheels2 kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev sde, sector
4294967168
Dec 23 22:36:24 highheels2 kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sde, logical
block 536870896

> (earlier email) fdisk tells you you've got
>
> /dev/dm-0: 3150 MB
>
> and
>
> /dev/dm-1: 48.3 GB
>
> This totals to about 52.4 GB. That's 1/5 of what you say the size is:
> 250 GB. That is *strange*. It should add up to about 250 GB.
>
> *** Better take your time and sort things out! ;-)
>
> BTW, is it this drive:
>
> http://www.zaapa.co.uk/Public/ficha_producto.asp?CPRO=629

No, it doesn't look like that. But maybe the case has changed. . .
>
> Cheers,
>
> Leen

Could it be the hardware that's at fault?

Cheers and thanks for trying.
Steve.
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