[rescue] Happy New Year! RIP, Sun/Solaris...

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Wed Jan 5 08:48:35 CST 2011

On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 04:39:24PM +0200, gsm at mendelson.com wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 09:23:55AM -0500, Joshua Boyd wrote:
>> The leading cause of reboots on my home Linux workstation is from the
>> USB stack crashing in the kernel while reading SD cards.
> Do you have NFS turned on? Stop both the servers and clients and see what
> happens. I'll bet it works fine.

I'm not sure why the NFS client on a workstation would interfere with
using a local USB device.

If I can't use the NFS client (because shutting it down on demand is too
hard), I'd sooner have a small arm machine dedicated to reading SD

The machine does not run an NFS server.

> Did for me and I've been using several drives on at least 5 different
> systems, with different distros, etc.

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