Re: Problems accessing USB Mass Storage

From: Thomas Dodd (
Date: Tue Sep 17 2002 - 15:13:43 EST

Matthew Dharm wrote:
> The device may not actually have the beginning few sectors. Use skip= to
> try to read something from the middle of the media.

Give that a go Mark.

Try a few values like 25, 50, 75, and 100. with bs=1k and
unset (default 512 byte).

> Yes, I actually have seen this before. The firmware 'fakes' a partition
> table on the first attempt to read one, but sector 0 really isn't there.

Am I glad I have a CF camera:) What kind of
junk is SmartMedia, missing sectors? Ugh!


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