unrecognised external drive

Gareth de Vaux bsd at lordcow.org
Thu Aug 16 14:11:29 UTC 2012

On Wed 2012-08-15 (08:58), Erich Dollansky wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Aug 2012 18:34:37 +0200
> >   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.

Thanx, I changed

product WESTERN EXTHDD          0x0400  External HDD


product WESTERN EXTHDD          0x1042  External HDD

in usbdevs and rebuilt, but hasn't helped.

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