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Subject: Re: usb-storage not recognizing archos 20g fm recorder in linux

Re: usb-storage not recognizing archos 20g fm recorder in linux

From: John covici <>
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2003 07:55:14 -0400

Well, I think I finally found the problem -- I enabled usb support
and the mass storage on the machine where it already worked under
windows and it worked right off and there is lots of stuff in the
devices file under the /proc/bus/usb (which I did have to put in the
fstab manually), so this would seem to indicate a hardware problem on
the other box since that devices file is empty.

on Saturday 10/25/2003 Johan Vromans( wrote
> John covici <> writes:
> > Well, I enabled support for hot pluggable devices, but I got the
> > following errors from when the hotplug subsystem was started:
> Okay, my $0.02...
> Something is terribly screwed up with your USB configuration. I guess
> you had an initial (probably trivial) problem, but while trying to
> find out/fixing you unintentionally screwed up some none-trivial
> things.
> For example: the fact that you had to enter a mount for the usbfs
> manually in fstab indicates that either your Linux distribution
> screwed up, or you didn't install all of the necessary USB stuff
> (which IMHO also indicated a distribution screw up).
> If you have a Linux version that is package based, you might check all
> kernel and USB related packages, and reinstall them if necessary.
> -- Johan

         John Covici
Received on 2003-10-25

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