Subject: Re: USB flash disks
To: Steve Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Emre Yildirim <email@example.com>
Date: 05/12/2003 21:58:56
Once upon a time Steve Bellovin said:
> The failure symptom is that it never progresses past saying
> "umass0 at ....". If you remove the flash disk, the system dies.
And I thought I was the only one affected by this problem. I've been trying out
several -current versions and the problem still persists. The system freezes
seconds after I pull out the flash disk; I should try inserting it during boot time.
I didn't think of doing a send-pr, because I thought it might have been my kernel
I wonder if anyone has tried putting NetBSD on these things. More and more BIOS'
are able to boot from USB devices, and 'NetBSD on your key chain' would make a good
tool kit for repairing windows computers that went nuts. Right now I'm using some
Linux distro that runs off of a CD for that purpose. Anyway, just a random