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umass trouble with USB flash drive

Zvezdan Petkovic
I have recently installed OpenBSD 3.8 from the official CDs.
The Flash drive that worked perfectly in OpenBSD 3.6 and OpenBSD 3.7 now
misbehaves.

        umass0 at uhub4 port 7 configuration 1 interface 0
        umass0: LEXAR MEDIA JUMPDRIVE PRO, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 2
        umass0: using SCSI over Bulk-Only
        scsibus1 at umass0: 2 targets
        sd0 at scsibus1 targ 1 lun 0: <LEXAR, JUMPDRIVE PRO, 1000> SCSI0
                0/direct removable
        umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
        umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
        umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
        ...
        the three BBB lines are repeated _many_ times
        ...
        sd0: 247MB, 247 cyl, 64 head, 32 sec, 512 bytes/sec, 506880 sec total
        umass0: at uhub4 port 7 (addr 2) disconnected
        sd0 detached
        scsibus1 detached
        umass0 detached

I tried searching in archives and browsing the source code changes for
anything relevant, but being no expert for umass(4) I couldn't find
the possible reason, and the Google returns the messages related to
FreeBSD mostly from 2001-2003 similar to this problem.

Can anybody give me a hint of what's going on, and which source change
could trigger this failure.

dmesg is attached.
You can see the full output when a Flash drive is attached at the
bottom.

Any pointers are appreciated.

Best regards,

        Zvezdan Petkovic

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Re: umass trouble with USB flash drive

Zvezdan Petkovic
The dmesg now really attached.
Sorry for that.
OpenBSD 3.8 (GENERIC) #138: Sat Sep 10 15:41:37 MDT 2005
    [hidden email]:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/GENERIC
cpu0: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.60GHz ("GenuineIntel" 686-class) 1.60 GHz
cpu0: FPU,V86,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,PAE,MCE,CX8,APIC,SEP,MTRR,PGE,MCA,CMOV,PAT,CFLUSH,ACPI,MMX,FXSR,SSE,SSE2,SS,TM,SBF,EST,TM2
cpu0: Enhanced SpeedStep 1200 MHz (1308 mV) (not in table)
real mem  = 527880192 (515508K)
avail mem = 474746880 (463620K)
using 4278 buffers containing 26497024 bytes (25876K) of memory
mainbus0 (root)
bios0 at mainbus0: AT/286+(00) BIOS, date 04/27/05, BIOS32 rev. 0 @ 0xffe90
pcibios0 at bios0: rev 2.1 @ 0xf0000/0x10000
pcibios0: PCI IRQ Routing Table rev 1.0 @ 0xfb2d0/176 (9 entries)
pcibios0: PCI Interrupt Router at 000:31:0 ("Intel 82371 ISA and IDE" rev 0x00)
pcibios0: PCI bus #2 is the last bus
bios0: ROM list: 0xc0000/0xf800! 0xcf800/0x800
cpu0 at mainbus0
pci0 at mainbus0 bus 0: configuration mode 1 (no bios)
pchb0 at pci0 dev 0 function 0 "Intel 915GM/PM/GMS Host" rev 0x03
vga1 at pci0 dev 2 function 0 "Intel 915GM/GMS Video" rev 0x03: aperture at 0xdff00000, size 0x8000000
wsdisplay0 at vga1 mux 1: console (80x25, vt100 emulation)
wsdisplay0: screen 1-5 added (80x25, vt100 emulation)
"Intel 915GM/GMS Video" rev 0x03 at pci0 dev 2 function 1 not configured
uhci0 at pci0 dev 29 function 0 "Intel 82801FB USB" rev 0x03: irq 11
usb0 at uhci0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0 at usb0
uhub0: Intel UHCI root hub, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub0: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
uhci1 at pci0 dev 29 function 1 "Intel 82801FB USB" rev 0x03: irq 10
usb1 at uhci1: USB revision 1.0
uhub1 at usb1
uhub1: Intel UHCI root hub, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub1: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
uhci2 at pci0 dev 29 function 2 "Intel 82801FB USB" rev 0x03: irq 9
usb2 at uhci2: USB revision 1.0
uhub2 at usb2
uhub2: Intel UHCI root hub, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub2: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
uhci3 at pci0 dev 29 function 3 "Intel 82801FB USB" rev 0x03: irq 5
usb3 at uhci3: USB revision 1.0
uhub3 at usb3
uhub3: Intel UHCI root hub, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub3: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
ehci0 at pci0 dev 29 function 7 "Intel 82801FB USB" rev 0x03: irq 11
usb4 at ehci0: USB revision 2.0
uhub4 at usb4
uhub4: Intel EHCI root hub, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub4: 8 ports with 8 removable, self powered
ppb0 at pci0 dev 30 function 0 "Intel 82801BAM Hub-to-PCI" rev 0xd3
pci1 at ppb0 bus 1
bce0 at pci1 dev 0 function 0 "Broadcom BCM4401B0" rev 0x02: irq 9, address 00:12:3f:1e:f3:dd
bmtphy0 at bce0 phy 1: BCM4401 10/100baseTX PHY, rev. 0
cbb0 at pci1 dev 1 function 0 "Texas Instruments PCI6515 CardBus" rev 0x00: irq 5
vendor "Texas Instruments", unknown product 0x8037 (class serial bus subclass Firewire, rev 0x00) at pci1 dev 1 function 2 not configured
vendor "Broadcom", unknown product 0x4318 (class network subclass miscellaneous, rev 0x02) at pci1 dev 3 function 0 not configured
cardslot0 at cbb0 slot 0 flags 0
cardbus0 at cardslot0: bus 2 device 0 cacheline 0x10, lattimer 0x20
pcmcia0 at cardslot0
auich0 at pci0 dev 30 function 2 "Intel 82801FB AC97" rev 0x03: irq 11, ICH6 AC97
ac97: codec id 0x83847652 (SigmaTel STAC9752/53)
ac97: codec features headphone, 20 bit DAC, 20 bit ADC, SigmaTel 3D
audio0 at auich0
"Intel 82801FB Modem" rev 0x03 at pci0 dev 30 function 3 not configured
pcib0 at pci0 dev 31 function 0 "Intel 82801FBM LPC" rev 0x03
pciide0 at pci0 dev 31 function 2 "Intel 82801FBM IDE" rev 0x03: DMA, channel 0 wired to compatibility, channel 1 wired to compatibility
wd0 at pciide0 channel 0 drive 0: <TOSHIBA MK6026GAX>
wd0: 16-sector PIO, LBA, 57231MB, 117210240 sectors
wd0(pciide0:0:0): using PIO mode 4, Ultra-DMA mode 5
atapiscsi0 at pciide0 channel 1 drive 0
scsibus0 at atapiscsi0: 2 targets
cd0 at scsibus0 targ 0 lun 0: <SONY, DVD+-RW DW-D56A, PDS7> SCSI0 5/cdrom removable
cd0(pciide0:1:0): using PIO mode 4, Ultra-DMA mode 2
"Intel 82801FB SMBus" rev 0x03 at pci0 dev 31 function 3 not configured
isa0 at pcib0
isadma0 at isa0
pckbc0 at isa0 port 0x60/5
pckbd0 at pckbc0 (kbd slot)
pckbc0: using irq 1 for kbd slot
wskbd0 at pckbd0: console keyboard, using wsdisplay0
pms0 at pckbc0 (aux slot)
pckbc0: using irq 12 for aux slot
wsmouse0 at pms0 mux 0
pcppi0 at isa0 port 0x61
midi0 at pcppi0: <PC speaker>
spkr0 at pcppi0
sysbeep0 at pcppi0
lpt0 at isa0 port 0x378/4 irq 7
npx0 at isa0 port 0xf0/16: using exception 16
pccom0 at isa0 port 0x3f8/8 irq 4: ns16550a, 16 byte fifo
biomask ef6d netmask ef6d ttymask ffef
pctr: 686-class user-level performance counters enabled
mtrr: Pentium Pro MTRR support
wi0 at pcmcia0 function 0 "Lucent Technologies, WaveLAN/IEEE, Version 01.01" port 0xa000/64
wi0: Firmware 8.72 variant 1, address 00:02:2d:1f:3c:9c
dkcsum: wd0 matches BIOS drive 0x80
root on wd0a
rootdev=0x0 rrootdev=0x300 rawdev=0x302
auich0: measured ac97 link rate at 48008 Hz, will use 48000 Hz
umass0 at uhub4 port 7 configuration 1 interface 0
umass0: LEXAR MEDIA JUMPDRIVE PRO, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 2
umass0: using SCSI over Bulk-Only
scsibus1 at umass0: 2 targets
sd0 at scsibus1 targ 1 lun 0: <LEXAR, JUMPDRIVE PRO, 1000> SCSI0 0/direct removable
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
sd0: 247MB, 247 cyl, 64 head, 32 sec, 512 bytes/sec, 506880 sec total
umass0: at uhub4 port 7 (addr 2) disconnected
sd0 detached
scsibus1 detached
umass0 detached

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Re: umass trouble with USB flash drive

Johan M:son Lindman
In reply to this post by Zvezdan Petkovic
On Tuesday 29 November 2005 00.48, Zvezdan Petkovic wrote:

> I have recently installed OpenBSD 3.8 from the official CDs.
> The Flash drive that worked perfectly in OpenBSD 3.6 and OpenBSD 3.7 now
> misbehaves.
>
> umass0 at uhub4 port 7 configuration 1 interface 0
> umass0: LEXAR MEDIA JUMPDRIVE PRO, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 2
> umass0: using SCSI over Bulk-Only
> scsibus1 at umass0: 2 targets
> sd0 at scsibus1 targ 1 lun 0: <LEXAR, JUMPDRIVE PRO, 1000> SCSI0
> 0/direct removable
> umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
> umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
> umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
> ...
> the three BBB lines are repeated _many_ times
> ...
> sd0: 247MB, 247 cyl, 64 head, 32 sec, 512 bytes/sec, 506880 sec total
> umass0: at uhub4 port 7 (addr 2) disconnected
> sd0 detached
> scsibus1 detached
> umass0 detached
>
> I tried searching in archives and browsing the source code changes for
> anything relevant, but being no expert for umass(4) I couldn't find
> the possible reason, and the Google returns the messages related to
> FreeBSD mostly from 2001-2003 similar to this problem.
>
> Can anybody give me a hint of what's going on, and which source change
> could trigger this failure.
>
> dmesg is attached.
> You can see the full output when a Flash drive is attached at the
> bottom.
>
> Any pointers are appreciated.
>

1. tech@ is a list for patches, diffs and discussions about code, it's not
meant for error reports and misc discussion, please read
http://www.openbsd.org/mail.html.

2. You want to try the latest -current since umass is one of those things that
often changes.


Regards
Johan M:son

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Re: umass trouble with USB flash drive

Matt Rowley
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> I have recently installed OpenBSD 3.8 from the official CDs.
> The Flash drive that worked perfectly in OpenBSD 3.6 and OpenBSD 3.7 now
> misbehaves.

Hi, Zvezdan... not to be pedantic, but have you confirmed the flash drive
working on another machine?  The only time I've seen errors like that,
the drive itself was nearing its demise.

cheers,
--Matt

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Re: umass trouble with USB flash drive

Zvezdan Petkovic
On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 11:26:12AM -0500, Matt Rowley wrote:
> Hi, Zvezdan... not to be pedantic, but have you confirmed the flash drive
> working on another machine?  The only time I've seen errors like that,
> the drive itself was nearing its demise.

Yes I did.  Attached is a dmesg from Sony VAIO PCG-F630 running stable
GENERIC OpenBSD 3.7.  At the bottom you can see the LEXAR drive
attached.  The second attachment shows that I can mount and look around
the drive without the problem.

The same drive worked with this same kernel on the DELL Latitude D510
until a couple of days ago.  Then I upgraded that newer laptop to 3.8
which has brought a lot of improvements.  The only disadvantage is that
this Flash drive wouldn't attach as you could see from the previous
post.

FWIW, I've also used the drive today whole day from Windows machines at
work.  So it's not a Flash drive.  Must be some change in umass(4).
I believed that I have the greatest chance of getting the attention of
developers on tech, because whenever something regresses from working to
not working it's worth to have a technical discussion on it.

Thanks for asking though.  It's good to cover all bases.

Best regards,

        Zvezdan Petkovic
OpenBSD 3.7-stable (GENERIC) #0: Mon Sep 12 19:44:30 EDT 2005
    root@robin:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/GENERIC
cpu0: AMD-K6(tm)-III Processor ("AuthenticAMD" 586-class) 451 MHz
cpu0: FPU,V86,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,MCE,CX8,PGE,MMX
real mem  = 192454656 (187944K)
avail mem = 168861696 (164904K)
using 2374 buffers containing 9723904 bytes (9496K) of memory
mainbus0 (root)
bios0 at mainbus0: AT/286+(2b) BIOS, date 09/07/00, BIOS32 rev. 0 @ 0xfd710
apm0 at bios0: Power Management spec V1.2
apm0: AC on, no battery
pcibios0 at bios0: rev 2.1 @ 0xfd710/0x8f0
pcibios0: PCI IRQ Routing Table rev 1.0 @ 0xfdf60/128 (6 entries)
pcibios0: PCI Interrupt Router at 000:07:0 ("VIA VT82C596A ISA" rev 0x00)
pcibios0: PCI bus #3 is the last bus
bios0: ROM list: 0xc0000/0xc000 0xdc000/0x4000!
cpu0 at mainbus0
pci0 at mainbus0 bus 0: configuration mode 1 (no bios)
pchb0 at pci0 dev 0 function 0 "VIA VT8501" rev 0x04
ppb0 at pci0 dev 1 function 0 "VIA VT8501 AGP" rev 0x00
pci1 at ppb0 bus 1
vga1 at pci1 dev 0 function 0 "Trident CyberBlade i7 AGP" rev 0x5d
wsdisplay0 at vga1: console (80x25, vt100 emulation)
wsdisplay0: screen 1-5 added (80x25, vt100 emulation)
pcib0 at pci0 dev 7 function 0 "VIA VT82C686 ISA" rev 0x22
pciide0 at pci0 dev 7 function 1 "VIA VT82C571 IDE" rev 0x10: ATA66, channel 0 configured to compatibility, channel 1 configured to compatibility
wd0 at pciide0 channel 0 drive 0: <FUJITSU MHK2120AT>
wd0: 16-sector PIO, LBA, 11513MB, 23579136 sectors
wd0(pciide0:0:0): using PIO mode 4, Ultra-DMA mode 4
atapiscsi0 at pciide0 channel 1 drive 0
scsibus0 at atapiscsi0: 2 targets
cd0 at scsibus0 targ 0 lun 0: <TOSHIBA, DVD-ROM SD-C2402, 1521> SCSI0 5/cdrom removable
cd0(pciide0:1:0): using PIO mode 4, Ultra-DMA mode 2
uhci0 at pci0 dev 7 function 2 "VIA VT83C572 USB" rev 0x10: irq 9
usb0 at uhci0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0 at usb0
uhub0: VIA UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub0: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
viaenv0 at pci0 dev 7 function 4 "VIA VT82C686 SMBus" rev 0x30
cbb0 at pci0 dev 10 function 0 "Texas Instruments PCI1420 CardBus" rev 0x00: irq 9
cbb1 at pci0 dev 10 function 1 "Texas Instruments PCI1420 CardBus" rev 0x00: irq 9
esa0 at pci0 dev 13 function 0 "ESS Maestro 3" rev 0x00: irq 5
ac97: codec id 0x83847609 (SigmaTel STAC9721/23)
ac97: codec features 18 bit DAC, 18 bit ADC, SigmaTel 3D
audio0 at esa0
"ESS ES1983 Modem" rev 0x00 at pci0 dev 13 function 1 not configured
"Texas Instruments TSB12LV26 FireWire" rev 0x00 at pci0 dev 14 function 0 not configured
isa0 at pcib0
isadma0 at isa0
pckbc0 at isa0 port 0x60/5
pckbd0 at pckbc0 (kbd slot)
pckbc0: using irq 1 for kbd slot
wskbd0 at pckbd0 (mux 1 ignored for console): console keyboard, using wsdisplay0
pms0 at pckbc0 (aux slot)
pckbc0: using irq 12 for aux slot
wsmouse0 at pms0 mux 0
pcppi0 at isa0 port 0x61
midi0 at pcppi0: <PC speaker>
sysbeep0 at pcppi0
lpt0 at isa0 port 0x378/4 irq 7
npx0 at isa0 port 0xf0/16: using exception 16
pccom0 at isa0 port 0x3f8/8 irq 4: ns16550a, 16 byte fifo
fdc0 at isa0 port 0x3f0/6 irq 6 drq 2
fd0 at fdc0 drive 0: 1.44MB 80 cyl, 2 head, 18 sec
cardslot0 at cbb0 slot 0 flags 0
cardbus0 at cardslot0: bus 2 device 0 cacheline 0x0, lattimer 0x20
pcmcia0 at cardslot0
cardslot1 at cbb1 slot 1 flags 0
cardbus1 at cardslot1: bus 3 device 0 cacheline 0x0, lattimer 0x20
pcmcia1 at cardslot1
biomask ef4d netmask ef4d ttymask ffcf
pctr: user-level cycle counter enabled
mtrr: K6-family MTRR support (2 registers)
wi0 at pcmcia0 function 0 "Lucent Technologies, WaveLAN/IEEE, Version 01.01" port 0xa000/64
wi0: Firmware 8.72 variant 1, address 00:02:2d:1f:3c:9c
dkcsum: wd0 matched BIOS disk 80
root on wd0a
rootdev=0x0 rrootdev=0x300 rawdev=0x302
umass0 at uhub0 port 1 configuration 1 interface 0
umass0: LEXAR MEDIA JUMPDRIVE PRO, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 2
umass0: using SCSI over Bulk-Only
scsibus1 at umass0: 2 targets
sd0 at scsibus1 targ 1 lun 0: <LEXAR, JUMPDRIVE PRO, 1000> SCSI0 0/direct removable
sd0: 247MB, 247 cyl, 64 head, 32 sec, 512 bytes/sec, 506880 sec total
$ sudo mount /dev/sd0i /mnt
$ ls /mnt
305 405
$ ls /mnt/405
CH1.PDF             CH17.PDF            CH4.PDF             UnixBSD.pdf
CH10.PDF            CH18.PDF            CH5.PDF             Win2K.pdf
CH11.PDF            CH19.PDF            CH6.PDF             appA.pdf
CH12.PDF            CH2.PDF             CH7.PDF             appC.pdf
CH13.PDF            CH20.PDF            CH8.PDF             final-src
CH14.PDF            CH21.PDF            CH9.PDF             instructions 37.pdf
CH15.PDF            CH22.PDF            IM.PDF              os7-errata.pdf
CH16.PDF            CH3.PDF             Mach.pdf            practice-exercises
$ mount
/dev/wd0a on / type ffs (local)
/dev/wd0e on /tmp type ffs (local, nodev, nosuid, softdep)
/dev/wd0g on /usr type ffs (local, nodev, softdep)
/dev/wd0f on /var type ffs (local, nodev, nosuid, softdep)
/dev/wd0h on /home type ffs (local, nodev, nosuid, with quotas, softdep)
/dev/sd0i on /mnt type msdos (local)
$ df
Filesystem  1K-blocks      Used     Avail Capacity  Mounted on
/dev/wd0a      128878     37898     84538    31%    /
/dev/wd0e      128942        12    122484     0%    /tmp
/dev/wd0g     4126462   1596812   2323328    41%    /usr
/dev/wd0f      256846     54790    189214    22%    /var
/dev/wd0h     2895610    606108   2144722    22%    /home
/dev/sd0i      252420    120836    131584    48%    /mnt
$ sudo umount /mnt

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Re: umass trouble with USB flash drive

Zvezdan Petkovic
On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 06:42:58PM -0500, Kenneth R Westerback wrote:
> Is that 3.8-release, or -current? There are a number of USB umass
> fixes in -current. If you haven't already, please try a snapshot.

Thank you very much for your reply and the suggestion.

It's 3.8-release from the official CDs.
Running -current is not an option for me on this machine.

However, I did download the latest snapshot (11/29) bsd.rd file
and saved it as /bsdumass.rd.
I booted into it using "boot hd0a:/bsdumass.rd", selected (S)hell,
and plugged in the Flash drive.
No error messages.

I mounted my partitions, mounted the Flash drive as /dev/sd0i,
transferred some files back and forth.
I halted the machine, and rebooted into Windows.
I was able to read all the files transferred.
Works great!

Since I transfer most of my files through ssh, I use Flash drive only
for storing the presentation PDF files I may need when stranded on a
Windows machine.  Since these storage sessions are not very frequent,
I can live with the occasional reboot into this bsdumass.rd image.
This way I avoid running -current, yet I still have a Flash drive
functionality when needed. :-)

What are the chances of these umass changes merging into the -stable?

Best regards,

        Zvezdan Petkovic

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Re: umass trouble with USB flash drive

Chris Cappuccio
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Matt Rowley [[hidden email]] wrote:
>
> Hi, Zvezdan... not to be pedantic, but have you confirmed the flash
> drive working on another machine?  The only time I've seen errors
> like that, the drive itself was nearing its demise.

Nonsense. We all know how modern flash never fails!

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