USB / CF Reader problems

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Tue Feb 15 11:31:31 MST 2005


Maybe you want /dev/sda1

On Tue, 15 Feb 2005 at 12:27 -0600, Matthew Frederico wrote:
> I have a lexar usb CF card reader, and it has been working just fine,
> formatted as ext2.  I decided that I want to be able to allow windoze
> boxen to see this as well, as I may be transferring files back and
> forth.
> 
> However, when I go to format it as vfat, I Get this mesasge:
> # /sbin/mkfs -t vfat -v /dev/sda
> mkfs.vfat 2.8 (28 Feb 2001)
> mkfs.vfat: Will not try to make filesystem on '/dev/sda'
> 
> /var/log/messages:
> Feb 15 12:21:02 localhost kernel: SCSI error : <0 0 0 0> return code = 0x8000002
> Feb 15 12:21:02 localhost kernel: Current sda: sense key Hardware Error
> Feb 15 12:21:02 localhost kernel: Additional sense: Data phase error
> Feb 15 12:21:02 localhost kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 62592
> Feb 15 12:21:02 localhost kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sda,
> logical block 62592
> 
> This is obviously bad .. It is a 32 meg CF card.
> 
> Yes, /dev/sda is the only scsi device connected.  I don't know why it
> doesn't have a number.
> 
> Anybody have any ideas?
> 
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