Subject: Re: umass woe: sd0(umass0:0:0): readonly device & drive offline
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/17/2005 17:55:13
On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 12:05:22AM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 11:17:41PM +0100, Michael van Elst wrote:
> > We have devices that react erroneously when given a specific command.
> Where erroneously is not necessarily unrecoverable.
> > The correct solution is to not send the command
> Maybe, but maybe the easiest way to detect the situation is to send it
> and gracefully fail.

	I thought someone said earlier in this thread that the device
in question stops responding when you send it the door lock command.
How is it possible to recover from that?