[clug] HDD Recovery Services recommendations ?

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 23:18:32 MST 2012

On 2 March 2012 14:24, steve jenkin <sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
> More than once I've had USB devices Just Not Work on a system (that's
> not all that uncommon), but sometimes the only solution I could find was
> a "cold restart" - i.e. Cycle the Power to the system.
> Not an ctrl-alt-del, not 'reset button', but the full enchilada...

What about:

   $ sudo rescan-scsi-bus.sh

But you are not alone. I have had this happen a few times. Typically
with my new PCIe USB3.0 card.

>  b) why seemingly the hardware (USB controller?) goes screwy...

In my experience it has tended the be the USB external thingy.
unplugging it/turning it off/on and then doing "rescan-scsi-bus.sh"
seems to sort things.


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