USB mass storage device problems ...

Doug White dwhite at
Sat Jan 10 12:11:01 PST 2004

On Sat, 10 Jan 2004, Andrew P. Lentvorski, Jr. wrote:

> I just cvsupped on the RELENG_5_2 tag and updated my system.  I'm trying
> to get a PNY Attache 512MB USB key to work.  Instead I'm getting:
> umass0: BBB reset failed, TIMEOUT
> umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, TIMEOUT
> umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, TIMEOUT
> This same USB key works great in a stock RedHat 9.0 Linux install.  It
> plugs in, recognizes, and even mounts as a VFAT partition.

Hangs usually happen if the USB driver does the wrong thing with the
device.  Can you check redhat and see which protocol its using? It might
not be BBB, but that would be odd.

> Any suggestions as to what might be going wrong, how I can fix it, or, at
> least, the flags I can set to give the most useful debugging feedback.
> Also, if the solution is to get a different 512MB USB key, I'll take that
> advice too.

I wish they weren't $150 a pop or else I'd feel more inclined to get some
and play with them.

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