USB 1.0 IDE to ATAPI drive enclosure failure

Jesse Guardiani jesse at
Thu Nov 27 17:57:34 PST 2003

Jesse Guardiani wrote:

> This is interesting:
> [17:40]jesse at trevarthan:[~]# camcontrol devlist
> <USB 2.0 Storage Device 0100>      at scbus1 target 0 lun 0 (da0,pass0)
> [17:41]jesse at trevarthan:[~]# camcontrol inquiry 1:0:0
> pass0: <USB 2.0 Storage Device 0100> Fixed Direct Access SCSI-0 device
> pass0: Serial Number
> pass0: 1.000MB/s transfers
> So it looks like it's just not recognizing the file system on da0.
> Perhaps I should try `camcontrol format`? It would probably take for ever
> to format a 32Gb disk over a 1M link, but I could leave it on over
> night...
> I originally formatted this disk by putting it in my primary drive sled
> in my laptop and running a partitioning program...

I just upgraded to FreeBSD 5.2-BETA and this drive works now! Apparently
something in the umass driver has changed for the better since 5.1-RELEASE
and 4.8-RELEASE (the systems I tested the drive on that didn't work).

Woo hoo!

Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator
WingNET Internet Services,
P.O. Box 2605 // Cleveland, TN 37320-2605
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