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Re: USB disks?

On Thu, 2006-09-07 at 19:05 +0200, ronald wrote:

> >>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=155536
> >> Fortunately the Matrox 500GB USB drive I got seems to
> >> work fine. Reformatted it from NTFS to ext3 and now have
> >> a cron job rsyncing gobs of stuff to it every night.
> >>
> >> The one thing that confused me a little was that nothing
> >> shows up in the output from "lsusb", but /dev/sdc
> >> certainly shows up, so it must be working. I just put
> >> down lsusb to another linux mystery :-).

> take a look at
> http://pci-ids.ucw.cz/iii/
> http://www.plasma-online.de/index.html?content=http%3A//www.plasma-online.de/english/identify/manufacturer/manufacturer_09.html
> http://www.shopblt.com/cgi-bin/shop/shop.cgi?action=thispage&thispage=vendors_S.shtml&order_id=!ORDERID!

Thanx for the pointers! I got it to work using /dev/sdb, but it really
hates vfat or msdos formats, for some reason. I finally got it
formatting ext2 and will try ext3 as was mentioned above. Beats me what
this thing doesn't like the M$ formats, but you know what?? It's
perfectly OK with me. <cackles hugely> Ric

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