[PC-BSD Testing] More on USB not working
ken at pcbsd.org
Tue Jan 29 07:20:39 PST 2013
Ok, it looks like the two thumb drives should work if you update the
pc-mounttray to the latest version in SVN (I patched it yesterday and
posted instructions on the forums here).
I do see a problem with the output for the card reader at the moment
that I will need to account for.
Is the device that needs to actually be mounted the "/dev/da3s1" that
you posted about, or are there additional devices for each partition on
On 01/29/2013 10:02, Jeff wrote:
> Thanks for the reply. Yeah, it was always flaky in the past because
> of HAL. Hell it wouldn't even open the pod bay doors after a while.
> This was a card reader: Sony MRW 62E
> # file -s /dev/da3s1
> /dev/da3s1: x86 boot sector; partition 3: ID=0x70, starthead 0,
> startsector 3072, 0 sectors; partition 4: ID=0x42, starthead 0,
> startsector 1126178895, 2147503439 sectors, code offset 0x3e, OEM-ID
> "PwrShot ", sectors/cluster 64, root entries 512, Media descriptor
> 0xf8, sectors/FAT 236, heads 64, hidden sectors 135, sectors 3862393
> (volumes > 32 MB) , serial number 0x4dd522fd, label: "CANON_DC ",
> FAT (16 bit)
> This was a thumb drive: SMI USB DISK 1100
> /dev/da0: x86 boot sector, Microsoft Windows XP MBR, Serial
> 0xc3072e18; partition 1: ID=0x6, starthead 1, startsector 32, 4062176
> sectors, code offset 0xc0
> Another thumb drive: Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 PMAP
> /dev/da0: x86 boot sector; partition 1: ID=0xe, active, starthead 1,
> startsector 8064, 3958912 sectors, code offset 0xbe
> It did recognize a Samsung CD player (TSSTcorp CDDVDW SE-S084B TS01),
> though it took a while. The first time I plugged it in the system
> spontaneously rebooted after a few seconds.
> *From:* Ken Moore <ken at pcbsd.org>
> *To:* testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> *Sent:* Tuesday, January 29, 2013 8:53 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [PC-BSD Testing] More on USB not working
> On 01/29/2013 08:08, Jeff wrote:
>> More info on my problem getting 9.1 to see USB devices.
>> Using camcontrol I found the device and manually mounted it:
>> mount_msdosfs /dev/da3s1 /mnt
>> So why doesn't the system do this for me?
>> Before it showed up in Dolphin automagically.
>> Testing mailing list
>> Testing at lists.pcbsd.org <mailto:Testing at lists.pcbsd.org>
> Are you only trying to use Dolphin to manage the device, or have
> you tried using the new device-mounting tray utility for 9.1?
> Dolphin (and other linux-developed file managers) usually use HAL
> to try and manage devices, but it is quite flaky on FreeBSD which
> is why I created pc-mounttray in the first place (to use the
> reliable FreeBSD methods).
> If the mount tray does not detect your device, could you send some
> info my way? Specifically, I need the output of "file -s <device>"
> which in your case looks like it should be "file -s /dev/da3s1".
> Thanks! The auto-detection algorithms are being continuously
> refined based on input from users like you.... :-)
> ~~Ken Moore~~
> Testing mailing list
> Testing at lists.pcbsd.org <mailto:Testing at lists.pcbsd.org>
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