USB stick and some help with it.

jd1008 jd1008 at
Mon Aug 3 18:51:01 UTC 2015

On 08/03/2015 12:11 PM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On Mon, August 3, 2015 1:01 pm, Quartz wrote:
>> Can you do a quick sanity check and see if the stick can be wiped on a
>> different machine? Or perhaps the same machine by booting off a live
>> linux cd. Being on old flash drive there's a possibility it's just up
>> and died due to wear and the problem isn't due to FreeBSD at all.
> Similar thought: Some of older flash drives had mechanical "write
> protection" switch...
> Valeri
I had a square flash drive for cameras which indeed
did have such a switch. But I do not recall seeing one
on usb sticks or thumb drives. Perhaps those were before
my time :)

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