Re: problems with USB disk
On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 10:08:02PM +0900, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> Short answer: USB flash can die.
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 02:07:09PM +0200, lee wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I´m having trouble copying files for backup purposes to an USB disk
> > with rsync. Copying the files sometimes fails with "Input/output error
> > (5)", and I´m getting messages in the syslog like these:
> > failed. But with USB, I´m not so sure: can this be some sort of
> > problem with USB, like a connection problem?
> USB disk uses NAND flash device in it.
It´s an USB disk. Why would it use some sort of flash memory?