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Re: HELP: External 250G USB screwed with GParted

Ho John,

On Jan 21, 2008 12:57 AM, John Thompson <john vector os2 dhs org> wrote:
> 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?

Unfortunately, yes. Googling for my error message I found some people
saying that removing ehci_hcd could do the trick. I tried it, but It
didn't help me (I even removed all USB modules -- ohci_hcd, uhci_hcd).
I also tried to plug the drive back after a reboot, no luck =(

Thks anyway,


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