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Old 06-06-2012, 07:52 AM
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Default Asus RT-N66U, can not mount usb drive?

My router sees the usb drive but it just says "not mounted". I can not find any way to mount it either!?!?

This used to work a month ago but it was not this particular usb drive. The drive I am trying is a standard Verbatim usb drive and it is ntfs-formatted.

Pressing the green USB symbol only shows an empty box?

I have restarted the router and the latest firmware.

Any suggestions on what is wrong?
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Old 06-06-2012, 10:09 AM
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Check the system log for any error message. If it's a large drive, it's possible that the filesystem is flagged as dirty, and it's taking a long time running a chkdsk on it. You could try plugging it back on your PC, running chkdsk on it, then plugging it back to the router.
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Jun 17 11:34:16 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 6
Jun 17 11:34:17 kernel: usb 1-1.2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
Jun 17 11:34:17 kernel: scsi2 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
Jun 17 11:34:19 kernel: scsi 2:0:0:0: Direct-Access WD My Passport 0730 1012 PQ: 0 ANSI: 6
Jun 17 11:34:21 kernel: sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] 1953458176 512-byte hardware sectors (1000171 MB)
Jun 17 11:34:21 kernel: sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
Jun 17 11:34:21 kernel: sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through
Jun 17 11:34:21 kernel: sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through
Jun 17 11:34:21 kernel: sdb: sdb1
Jun 17 11:34:21 kernel: sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI disk
Jun 17 11:34:21 kernel: sd 2:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg1 type 0
Jun 17 11:34:21 kernel: scsi 2:0:0:1: Enclosure WD SES Device 1012 PQ: 0 ANSI: 6
Jun 17 11:34:21 kernel: scsi 2:0:0:1: Attached scsi generic sg2 type 13
Jun 17 11:34:22 hotplug[810]: USB /dev/sdb1(unknown) failed to mount at the first try!



i am also having problems trying to mount my WD 1T usb disk, above is the system log, any idea how to resolve this? i have formatted the disk to fat32 removing entirely the security virtual drive component.
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Did you try my previous suggestion about fixing the filesystem on a PC before plugging it back to the router? Also if it's a portable hard drive, it's possible it's not getting enough power from the USB port to properly power itself - that's a frequent issue when plugging such drives to small devices like routers and media players. You might need to plug an external AC adapter to your hard drive then.
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somehow after formatting my WD a couple of times (eventually back to its NTFS default), and plugging unplugging a blank USD thumdrive to the back of the router (which mounts with zero issue),

my WD finally mounted! Thanks RMerlin for the advice
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I am having the same issue with my 2.5 usb enclosure with 64GB SSD. It was working fine. I unplugged it today and tried plugging back in and it no longer mounts in the router. I tried quick formatting it few times and same problem...any advice? I am running the latest version of Merlin's Frimware 3.0.0.4.372.31...

This is what I see in my logs...I am hoping someone can shine some light on this...




Aug 2 21:18:47 disk monitor: scan partition
Aug 2 21:18:57 disk monitor: re-mount partition
Aug 2 21:18:57 syslog: USB /dev/sda1(ntfs) failed to mount at the first try!
Aug 2 21:18:57 kernel: ufsd: use builtin utf8 instead of kernel utf8
Aug 2 21:18:57 kernel: ufsd: sda1 without journal
Aug 2 21:18:57 syslog: USB ntfs fs at /dev/sda1 mounted on /tmp/mnt/CACHE
Aug 2 21:18:58 rc_service: disk_monitor 489:notify_rc start_samba
Aug 2 21:18:58 rc_service: disk_monitor 489:notify_rc start_ftpd
Aug 2 21:18:58 rc_service: start_ftpd is waitting start_samba...
Aug 2 21:18:58 Samba Server: daemon is started
Aug 2 21:18:58 nmbd[579]: [2013/08/02 21:18:58, 0] /root/asuswrt-merlin/release/src/router/samba3/source/lib/pidfile.cidfile_create(116)
Aug 2 21:18:58 nmbd[579]: ERROR: nmbd is already running. File /var/run/samba/nmbd.pid exists and process id 433 is running.
Aug 2 21:18:58 smbd[581]: [2013/08/02 21:18:58, 0] /root/asuswrt-merlin/release/src/router/samba3/source/lib/pidfile.cidfile_create(116)
Aug 2 21:18:58 smbd[581]: ERROR: smbd is already running. File /var/run/samba/smbd.pid exists and process id 482 is running.
Aug 2 21:18:59 rc_service: disk_monitor 489:notify_rc start_dms
Aug 2 21:18:59 rc_service: start_dms is waitting start_ftpd...
Aug 2 21:18:59 start_nat_rules: apply the nat_rules(/tmp/nat_rules_eth0_eth0)!
Aug 2 21:18:59 dnsmasq[439]: exiting on receipt of SIGTERM
Aug 2 21:18:59 dnsmasq[585]: started, version 2.65 cachesize 1500
Aug 2 21:18:59 dnsmasq[585]: compile time options: IPv6 GNU-getopt no-RTC no-DBus no-i18n no-IDN DHCP DHCPv6 no-Lua TFTP no-conntrack
Aug 2 21:18:59 dnsmasq[585]: asynchronous logging enabled, queue limit is 5 messages
Aug 2 21:18:59 dnsmasq[585]: read /etc/hosts - 5 addresses
Aug 2 21:18:59 dnsmasq[585]: read /etc/hosts.dnsmasq - 0 addresses
Aug 2 21:18:59 dnsmasq-dhcp[585]: read /etc/ethers - 19 addresses
Aug 2 21:19:00 rc_service: disk_monitor 489:notify_rc start_mt_daapd
Aug 2 21:19:00 rc_service: start_mt_daapd is waitting start_dms...
Aug 2 21:19:01 disk monitor: done
Aug 2 21:19:11 disk monitor: be idle
Aug 2 21:43:23 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 9
Aug 2 21:43:23 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 21:43:24 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 21:43:24 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 10
Aug 2 21:43:24 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 21:43:24 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 21:43:24 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 11
Aug 2 21:43:25 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device not accepting address 11, error -32
Aug 2 21:43:25 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 12
Aug 2 21:43:25 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device not accepting address 12, error -32
Aug 2 21:43:25 kernel: hub 1-1:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 2
Aug 2 22:35:14 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 13
Aug 2 22:35:14 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 22:35:15 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 22:35:15 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 14
Aug 2 22:35:15 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 22:35:15 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 22:35:15 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 15
Aug 2 22:35:16 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device not accepting address 15, error -32
Aug 2 22:35:16 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 16
Aug 2 22:35:16 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device not accepting address 16, error -32
Aug 2 22:35:16 kernel: hub 1-1:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 2

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Aug 2 21:43:23 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 9
Aug 2 21:43:23 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 21:43:24 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 21:43:24 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 10
Aug 2 21:43:24 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 21:43:24 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 21:43:24 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 11
Aug 2 21:43:25 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device not accepting address 11, error -32
Aug 2 21:43:25 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 12
Aug 2 21:43:25 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device not accepting address 12, error -32
Aug 2 21:43:25 kernel: hub 1-1:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 2
Aug 2 22:35:14 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 13
Aug 2 22:35:14 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 22:35:15 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 22:35:15 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 14
Aug 2 22:35:15 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 22:35:15 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Aug 2 22:35:15 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 15
Aug 2 22:35:16 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device not accepting address 15, error -32
Aug 2 22:35:16 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 16
Aug 2 22:35:16 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device not accepting address 16, error -32
Aug 2 22:35:16 kernel: hub 1-1:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 2
Hi,

The USB error -32 is most probably it’s a result of hardware failure rather than a driver or kernel bug. USB has an over-current protection, which gets triggered when power consumption from the port is too high.

Unplug all USB devices from the router, turn power off, and wait a minute or two. Plug everything back and boot the router freshly.

Then we will see if the error comes back...

With kind regards
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Thanks for your advice Joe. I really appreciate your help. I went ahead and unplugged all usb devices form my router. I then unplugged the power and turned the router back on with power cable out. I saw a quick flash on the LED's which meant the remaining power had drained. I left router in this state for about a minute, plugged in the power and turned the router back on. When it booted back up I tried plugging in my external enclosure with 64GB SSD but the drive is still not being seen by the router. I am using an external power adapter to my enclosure so that my USB port on the router is not underpowered .Strangely my basic 64GB usb stick is working fine on both ports....I am honestly out of ideas here as this enclosure used to work fine few days ago and stopped after a big file transfer. My main concern is to figure out if this is a software or a hardware issue. The same external enclosure is working fine on Windows 7 machine...

Here is the fresh log output:

Dec 31 16:00:21 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 4
Dec 31 16:00:21 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Dec 31 16:00:22 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Dec 31 16:00:22 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 5
Dec 31 16:00:22 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Dec 31 16:00:22 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device descriptor read/64, error -32
Dec 31 16:00:22 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 6
Dec 31 16:00:23 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device not accepting address 6, error -32
Dec 31 16:00:23 kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 7
Dec 31 16:00:23 kernel: usb 1-1.2: device not accepting address 7, error -32
Dec 31 16:00:23 kernel: hub 1-1:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 2

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Does anyone have any advice on how to resolve the problem I am having?
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Default Asus RT-N66U, can not mount usb drive?

I have the same issue.

I am using a Crucial 128GB SSD in a NexStar CX USB 3.0 case. The router recognizes the drive but will not mount it. Nothing appears in the logs other than the normal stuff. There isn't even a reference to the USB in the logs even though the router recognizes the drive and states that is not mounted.

The drive has no content on it, but it has been newly formatted as an NTFS volume and my Win8 computer works with the drive without issue. The router disk utility has also been run on the drive without any errors reported.

What's up?

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