USB flash disc

Bernt Hansson bernt at
Fri Jun 12 14:51:59 UTC 2009

Andrew Hamilton-Wright said the following on 2009-06-12 15:43:
> Bernt Hansson wrote:
>> I've got an usb flash disc kingston datatraveler DT150 64GB.
>> That I put pcbsd on to try, and now I can't seem to get it of the stick.
>  [ deletia ]
>> Errors when trying fdisk:
>> fdisk -BI /dev/da0
>> ******* Working on device /dev/da0 *******
>> fdisk: invalid fdisk partition table found
>> fdisk: Geom not found: "da0"
>> fdisk: Failed to write sector zero
>> umass0: BBB reset failed, IOERROR
>> umass0: BBB bulk-in clear stall failed, IOERROR
>> umass0: BBB bulk-out clear stall failed, IOERROR
> I'm assuming you have checked any "readonly" status that may be
> set on this device (in software or hardware),

How do I check that status? In the MBR or elsewere?
What to look for?

> however the above
> exactly matches the reports I got from a USB desktop drive
> right before the device completely packed it in.

That's my feeling too. So I'll have to wait and see.

> If there are vendor diagnostics to debug data transfer to the device
> I would verify that it is actually transferring data as your next
> step.

It does transfer the PCBSD files i.e I can copy them to the HDD.

> A.

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