Subject: Re: problems with umass on alpha -1.6B
To: mel kravitz <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/14/2002 20:23:33
Maybe the i386 port have some code to fake an msdos partition table if
it's missing, or it has some code to handle it better?

    -- Lennart

mel kravitz wrote:

>I reported this problem back in 12/01, i consistently see it on my PWS
>When i plug a Z40 Olympus camera into the usb port i get dmesg:
>umass0 at uhub0 port 2 configuration 1 interface 0
>umass0: OLYMPUS C-40Z/D-40Z, rev 1.10/1.00, addr 2
>umass0: using SCSI over Bulk-Only
>scsibus1 at umass0: 2 targets, 1 luns per target
>scsibus1: waiting 2 seconds for devices to settle...
>sd1 at scsibus1 target 1 lun 0: <OLYMPUS, C-40Z/D-40Z, 1.00> SCSI2
>0/direct removable
>sd1: could not mode sense (4/5); using fictitious geometry
>sd1: 32000 KB, 31 cyl, 64 head, 32 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 64000 sectors
>disklabel sd1 does not show the msdos partion?
>hence 'mount -t msdos /dev/sd1? /mnt' fails.
>The camera works flawlessly on i386 boxes, any reason why alpha comes up