Kodak USB flash reader causes freezes, panics
tim.howe at celebrityresorts.com
Wed Apr 27 20:59:02 PDT 2005
Brooks Davis <brooks at one-eyed-alien.net> writes:
>> > > Reproducibly, if I begin copying data to a [...] CF card [...] it
>> > > works for a while, then freezes the system.
> Sounds like you should file a PR about the issue. Are you sure the file
> system in question is OK? There were some msdosfs corruption bugs fixed
Taking your suggestion I zeroed out the CF card, then used fdisk and
newfs_msdos to get it in working order again. I've been testing it
over the past week and have had no problems since.
Thanks for the pointer. Is it accepted for a corrupt filesystem to
freeze the system, though?
>>  ~ # true > /dev/da0
> I'd highly recommend running the command in the other direction so you
> try to read rather than write. It shouldn't matter, but that makes me
> nervous (not that I think it has anything to do with your problem.)
I tried that, and doing a read and waiting a few seconds. Opening for
write, as above, worked immediately.
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