Problem with memory stick

Giorgos Kapetanakis zoulou at
Sat Feb 4 09:42:38 PST 2006

On Sat, February 4, 2006 3:45 am, Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
> I have a Crucial 1GB USB 2.0 Gizmo memory stick.  It does work, but not
> without its problems.
> When I insert it into the USB port, the kernel spits out a large number
> of bad looking messages - I'll copy them below.  /dev/da0 is created,
> but no /dev/da0s1 is created.  If I then do "mount_msdos /dev/da0 /mnt"
> it gives an appropriate error message, but then /dev/da0s1 is
> mysteriously created.  At this point "mount_msdos /dev/da0s1 /mnt" works
> just right, and it is ready to use.
> I just get the feeling that it is not quite working how it should be.  I
> am using a fairly recent RELENG_6 (maybe two weeks old).

Check your kernel, maybe you are using the ehci driver for USB 2.0
support, which is under development and buggy. Also take a look at

Giorgos Kapetanakis

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