Was there anything new about the issue with USB storage (quoted below)?
I don't see anything in archives.
On Sun, 7 Jan 2007 13:35:17 -0500, Dave Jones <davej(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> kernel-2.6.19-1.2905.fc7.x86_64 on booting always drops me into
> a non-root USB disk  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
> 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.
>  Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1058:0900 Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
Hmm, odd. Pete, any ideas?