USB Hard Drive issues

Jack Stone jwjstone at
Wed Jan 7 02:11:21 PST 2009

Dan Nicholson wrote:
> I'm think this is a timing issue with using USB disks since it
> requires the usb-storage and the whole libata stack to be loaded and
> then have all the disks and partitions enumerated before the devices
> are created. I think this is just slow on USB and why the event isn't
> even triggered until udev_retry comes along. I'm kind of talking out
> of an orifice that is not on my face, but I'm pretty sure that's
> what's happening.
> Out of curiosity, do you have usb-storage, libata or scsi built into
> the kernel or as modules? It may help to get more things built into
> the kernel.
I tried recompiling and compiled a few more modules into the kernel but 
that didn't help. I can attach my .config here if you think it will help.



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