On Fri, 26 Nov 2010 08:17:47 +0100, Hans Petter Selasky wrote: > > I think that the USB part of your USB disk has died or there has been a > firmware crash. Other OS'es will perform a complete device reset in this > situation and sometimes that help, but still that is hiding a problem > about the device. We don't do that on FreeBSD, and that might be the > reason it does not recover.
Then print a warning. A lot of self-powered 2.5 disks I've used had the same problem. Also, would it be possible to somehow keep the kernel device if physical device reappears within few seconds (with i/o temporarily frozen) such that existing mount points keep working ? > > Check that your disk has external power supply! Sometimes the power > supplied on the USB port is not sufficient. > > --HPS _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-usb To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-usb-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"