Re: USB Mass Storage - Kernel Bug?
On Sat, 18 Sep 2004, Paolo Alexis Falcone wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 12:43:48 +1000, Damien Solley
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > I am having trouble using an external USB 2.0 to IDE converter box with
> > recent 2.6 kernels. The box houses a 200GB IDE drive. When I try to
> > perform large transfers (eg 500MB files) to the box it aborts after a
> > variable proportion of the file/s have been transferred.
> > The dmesg output calls it a kernel bug... Google is unhelpful, does
> You're using the VIA chipset on 2.6? - apparently there's still some
> problems there if that's so. Does the 2.4 kernel have the same
> problem? How about inserting a new USB controller that doesn't use the
> VIA chipset?
FWIW, I picked up a 160GB USB2 hard drive a month ago and have been using
it to backup my machine (kernel 2.6.8-rc2, VIA VT82C686 south bridge)
without any problems. This would either have to be a regression or there's
more to the initial poster's problem.