LaCie P'9230 Is Not Recognized

Doug Sampson dougs at dawnsign.com
Tue Apr 24 15:50:28 UTC 2012


> I went out and got a LaCie P'9230 drive, an external USB 3.0/2.0 2TB drive
> (http://www.lacie.com/products/product.htm?id=10559). FreeBSD 9.0-STABLE
> #5 running on an Intel D845GEBV2L motherboard does not recognize it.
> 
> Apr 23 15:57:11 test kernel: usb_alloc_device: set address 2 failed
> (USB_ERR_STALLED, ignored)
> Apr 23 15:57:11 test kernel: usbd_setup_device_desc: getting device
> descriptor at addr 2 failed, USB_ERR_STALLED
> Apr 23 15:57:12 test kernel: usbd_req_re_enumerate: addr=2, set address
> failed! (USB_ERR_STALLED, ignored)
> Apr 23 15:57:12 test kernel: usbd_setup_device_desc: getting device
> descriptor at addr 2 failed, USB_ERR_STALLED
> Apr 23 15:57:13 test kernel: usbd_req_re_enumerate: addr=2, set address
> failed! (USB_ERR_STALLED, ignored)
> Apr 23 15:57:13 test kernel: usbd_setup_device_desc: getting device
> descriptor at addr 2 failed, USB_ERR_STALLED
> Apr 23 15:57:13 test kernel: ugen3.2: <Unknown> at usbus3 (disconnected)
> Apr 23 15:57:13 test kernel: uhub_reattach_port: could not allocate new
> device
> root at test:/usr/home/install#
> 
> 'camcontrol devlist -v' does not indicate any daX devices.
> 
> I've used a variety of smaller external LaCie USB 2.0 drives with this
> motherboard successfully in the past.
> 
> A link at the LaCie web site
> (http://www.lacie.com/more/index.htm?id=10112) indicates that a driver
> needs to be installed on a Mac in order to realize true USB 3.0 speeds.
> Does this mean that for me to use this drive, I need a special driver?
> 
> I've consulted the hardware compatibility list but it appears to not have
> been updated to reflect newer hardware.
> 
> Any advice would be appreciated.
> 

So I sent an email to Technical Support. They basically said they do not support any OSes other than Windows and Mac OS X and not even Windows Server. That was expected.

That said, are there any USB 3.0/2.0 2TB drives that you are currently using with FreeBSD 9.0 or even 8.3?

~Doug


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