USB system: FreeBSD 9-STABLE and 10-CURRENT do not recognize 64GB USB drive while Linux and Windows do

Erich Dollansky erichfreebsdlist at
Sat Jun 23 12:16:48 UTC 2012


On Saturday 23 June 2012 18:18:58 Jerry wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 15:50:05 +0700
> Erich Dollansky articulated:
> > USB is more a lottery than real computing for me.
> That is really sad. I am sort of forced to use USB devices on a
> daily basis, Luckily, very few of them involve FreeBSD, which is why I
> do not exhibit such a negative attitude, except of course when I do
> attempt to plug one in a FreeBSD machine with negative results. I do
> not know what is more pathetic; the fact that so many devices fail to
> operate correctly -- if at all --, or the willingness of the FreeBSD
> community to accept it as the norm.

I see it a bit different. There are standards. I hope that FreeBSD follows 
them as close as possible. There are also some grey areas in every standard.

The grey areas can only be filled with manpower.

This is the point where FreeBSD hits a wall.


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