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usb storage regression? (was: experimental 2.6.19 kernel preview.)

Was there anything new about the issue with USB storage (quoted below)?
I don't see anything in archives.

-- Pete

On Sun, 7 Jan 2007 13:35:17 -0500, Dave Jones <davej redhat com> wrote:

>  > kernel-2.6.19-1.2905.fc7.x86_64 on booting always drops me into fsck for
>  > a non-root USB disk [0] that is formatted as an ext3 volume and mounted
>  > from fstab as ext3. Incidentally, I just noticed that the partition type
>  > as reported by fdisk is still W95FAT(LBA). The fsck error is that it
>  > cannot find the superblock. Manually giving the alternate block
>  > locations doesn't help. dmesg output is lost since the boot process
>  > doesn't complete and I am afraid of forcing it through incase it results
>  > in any FS corruption on the USB disk (which works on other kernels).
>  > 
>  > The same setup works flawlessly on 2.6.18-1.2849.fc6.x86_64, finds the
>  > superblocks and mounts the disk at boot time without reporting any
>  > errors.
>  > 
>  > Do let me know if there are any relatively safe things I can do with
>  > 2.6.19 that'll help diagnose the problem better.
>  > 
>  > [0] Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1058:0900 Western Digital Technologies, Inc. 
> Hmm, odd.  Pete, any ideas?

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