On Tue, 2009-11-17 at 13:42 -0800, Christian Kujau wrote: > On Tue, 17 Nov 2009 at 20:51, Brian McNeil wrote: > > > Wow! So they're just being removed from the system due to lack of power? I > > > wouldn't trust those mounts at all then. > > > > VIA chipsets are notorious for this. Even just plugging in a USB stick > > can cause a power drop or spike and you lose access to other disk-based > > USB devices - whether hub powered or not. > > Does that happen on other operating systems as well? Or is this Linux > specific? IOW: why would anyone still buy VIA chipsets, if they're that > unstable? (implying that other chipsets don't have this problem) I've experienced it on Windows XP too. I believe more recent VIA chipsets are less prone to this issue. You do end up with the problem of the disk being marked as needing checked. -- Brian McNeil <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Brian_McNeil Content of this message in no way represents the opinions or official position of the Wikimedia Foundation or any of its projects.
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