[clug] USB memory stick

Jepri jepri at webone.com.au
Mon Apr 12 02:54:34 GMT 2004

Michael Carden wrote:
> I have just been given a USB 'keychain' style flash memory beastie. It's a 
> no-name thing with "Standard and Poor's" printed on its outside. I'd like to 
> use it on a machine running Debian unstable and kernel 2.4.22
> USB in general is working on this machine; my digital camera can be mounted as 
> a USB block storage device and files may be copied from it.
> When I connect the memory stick, dmesg shows that it has been seen, but it 
> throws an error:
> hub.c: new USB device 00:07.2-1, assigned address xx
> usb_control/bulk_msg: timeout
> usb.c: USB device not accepting new address=xx (error=-110)

My memory stick started doing this after a few months.  It had stopped 
working.  Have you checked your memory stick in some other computers? 
If it fails in all of them, it might be a goner.

Free gifts and all that.

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