USB disks on FreeBSD 4.7

JacobRhoden jrhoden at
Sun Nov 23 21:07:36 PST 2003

On Mon, 24 Nov 2003 02:56 pm, Mike Jeays wrote:
> I have a  4.7 system, and have trouble with an Apacer Flash Memory
> 64 MB disk.  I can read and write the FAT system on it if it is
> plugged in at boot time, but I cannot remount it if I unmount
> it, unplug it, and then plug it in again.
> Is this a known problem in 4.7 that is fixed in later versions, and
> are there any commands that will do a successful reset?
> Please cc me as I am not subscribed; the volume on the list is
> quite high these days.

I think you need to use camcontrol to stop/eject the device before unpluging 
it. "man camcontrol"

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