take MS memory stick

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Mon Sep 19 02:04:09 PDT 2005

Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:

> I use FreeBsd 5 generic Kernel. I have a takeMS mem drive 2.0 , 1G
> capacity , for USB . The system recognizes the USB port but when i
> plug the device in i get an error message after 20-30 seconds. The
> device is not listed within the hardware compatibility list of the
> USB Mass-Storage daemon ( umass) and i guess this is the
> problem. The support cdrom that came with the device doesn't mention
> anything about BSD drivers. In fact it is recognized by the linux
> kernel and Win 2k etc. so there only is an install pack for Win
> 98. The drivers download page at takeMS homepage is hyronicaly under
> construction.What can i do ?

What version of FreeBSD are you running exactly? "Quirks" of specific
devices are understood and better handled all the time, and it's quite
likely that updating your system would get a specific memory "disk"

I use 5.3 i think i'll move to 5.4 thou i checked the list of improvements and there's no takeMS included.

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