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Re: [vox-tech] USB disk drive problem



>>>>> "DA" == Drew Arnett <arnett.drew@gmail.com> writes:

DA> A couple of years ago, I would sometimes find it helpful to see what
DA> shows up in dmesg when the USB device is plugged in.

dmesg or /var/log/messages is *critical* to look at when random devices
of any type (typically usb) don't work.  The messages will show the last
thing that was plugged in and what the kernel thinks it is, what driver
it's trying to pair it with, etc.
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 and much more difficult to find."  -- Terry Pratchett
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