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Subject: RE: usb-storage not recognizing archos 20g fm recorder in linux
From: Kevin Jones (kevinj_at_tds.net)
Hello, I have a simular problem in windows 2000. If I plug in my jukebox 20
the whole computer locks up. it worked fine in windows xp.
From: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se]On
Behalf Of John covici
Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 8:06 AM
Subject: Re: usb-storage not recognizing archos 20g fm recorder in linux
But my problem is different -- I get nothing in the /proc/bus/usb and
there are no log entries after the registering mass storage driver --
its acting as if there is nothing there.
on Friday 10/24/2003 Björn Stenberg(bjorn_at_haxx.se) wrote
> VanBaren, Gerald (AGRE) wrote:
> > You need to remove (rmmod) ide-scsi before the Archos will be
> > least with RH8, RH9). The problem is that both the USB driver and the
> > ide-scsi drive implement a pseudo SCSI interface which then control the
> > Archos or CDROM, respectively. The problem is, the SCSI/ide-scsi/usb
> > subsystem doesn't have a way of distinguishing whether a SCSI disk
> > should go to the IDE driver or the USB driver, and the IDE driver
> > seems to win. Therefore, the USB driver never sees the commands that
> > be going to it.
> If this is a problem it's RedHat-specific, not a kernel bug. I always run
both ide-scsi and usb-storage simultaneously without problems. I've done
this since at least linux 2.4.6.
> I only run pure kernels from www.kernel.org, never distributor-modified
versions. You might want to try and see if that helps you. Surprisingly many
linux problems are due to distributor kernel modifications.
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