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Re: hotplug: unmounting a firewire external hard drive

On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 05:17:34PM -0800, Adam Done wrote:
> Now when I turn on the external firewire burner udev creates a sr0 and
> then after using it I turn off the unit (it is a really noisy Lacie) and
> then I turn it back on to use it again and udev creates the sr0 again
> but after doing this a couple of times with any firewire device, udev
> stops creating the block devices like it is telling me I used up my
> limit and will not work again for me until I reboot.  Last night I got
> every thing working burning a cd with nautulis but after doing nothing
> to the system it on its own deciceds not to work.  It is like udev puts
> time limits

Is /sys/block/sr* still created when the dev. node isn't created anymore. If it
is then it's a hotplug/udev problem. Otherwise it's a kernel problem.

If the master dies and the disciple grieves, the lives of both have
been wasted.

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