unrecognised external drive

Erich Dollansky erichfreebsdlist at ovitrap.com
Wed Aug 15 01:59:06 UTC 2012


On Tue, 14 Aug 2012 18:34:37 +0200
Gareth de Vaux <bsd at lordcow.org> wrote:

>   idVendor           0x1058 Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
>   idProduct          0x1042 

could it be that the kernel does not know this product?

You can check the sources (usbdevs should be the name of the file) and
add this ID by copying an entry from another WD product which could be
the same.

This works some times but also can fail some time.


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