Re: 2.4.21: USB Mass Storage data integrity not assured?

From: Matthew Dharm (mdharm-kernel@one-eyed-alien.net)
Date: Sun Jun 22 2003 - 03:19:48 EST


That warning means that if you yank the device at a bad time, you could get
screwed.

Matt

On Sun, Jun 22, 2003 at 09:12:16AM +0200, Harald Dunkel wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> This morning I tried to attach an 2.5" HD via USB2.0 to my Linux box.
> I got a message
>
> WARNING: USB Mass Storage data integrity not assured
>
> in kern.log, followed by billions of IO errors during mkfs.
>
>
> Well, I need a mass storage whose integrity _is_ assured. Is there
> any hope that ehci and usb-storage get improved for a 2.4.x kernel?
> Any patches I could try?
>
>
> Regards
>
> Harri
>
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