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Re: HELP: External 250G USB screwed with GParted



On 2008-01-20, André Costa <blueser gmail com> wrote:

>> What does fdisk say about the device? You can have fdisk write a new,
>> empty partition table to start fresh and then create your new
>> partitions..

> This is my main problem right now: I don't even get to see the device,
> since USB layer refuses me access to it =( Once I get past this, I'm
> pretty sure it should be recoverable as "any screwed" SATA HDD is (eg.
> using fdisk, as you suggested).

Have you tried unloading all the usb modules (using rmmod) and then 
reloading them? Or as a last, desparate attempt, rebooting to reset the 
hardware and reload the modules fresh?

-- 

John (john os2 dhs org)


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