FreeBSD 7.0 manual page repository

FreeBSD is a free computer operating system based on BSD UNIX originally. Many IT companies, like DeployIS is using it to provide an up-to-date, stable operating system.

umass - USB Mass Storage Devices driver

 

NAME

      umass - USB Mass Storage Devices driver
 

SYNOPSIS

      To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following line in your
      kernel configuration file:
 
            device umass
 
      Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the
      following line in loader.conf(5):
 
            umass_load="YES"
 

DESCRIPTION

      The umass driver provides support for Mass Storage devices that attach to
      the USB port.
 
      To use the umass driver, usb(4) and one of uhci(4) or ohci(4) must be
      configured in the kernel.  Additionally, since umass uses the SCSI sub‐
      system and sometimes acts as a SCSI device, it requires da(4) and
      scbus(4) to be included in the kernel.
 

HARDWARE

      The umass driver supports USB Mass Storage devices, including:
 
            ADTEC Stick Drive AD-UST32M, 64M, 128M, 256M
            Denno FireWire/USB2 Removable 2.5-inch HDD Case MIFU-25CB20
            FujiFilm Zip USB Drive ZDR100 USB A
            GREEN HOUSE USB Flash Memory "PicoDrive" GH-UFD32M, 64M, 128M
            IBM 32MB USB Memory Key (P/N 22P5296)
            IBM 256MB USB Drive (MSYSTEM DiskOnKey2)
            IBM ThinkPad USB Portable CD-ROM Drive (P/N 33L5151)
            I-O DATA USB CD/CD-R/CD-RW/DVD-R/DVD-RW/DVD-RAM/DVD-ROM Drive DVR-
          iUH2 (CDROM, DVD-RAM only)
            I-O DATA USB x6 CD-RW Drive CDRW-i64/USB (CDROM only)
            I-O DATA USB/IEEE1394 Portable HD Drive HDP-i30P/CI, HDP-i40P/CI
            Iomega USB Zip 100/250 drive
            Iomega Zip750 USB2.0 drive
            Keian USB1.1/2.0 3.5-inch HDD Case KU350A
            Kurouto Shikou USB 2.5-inch HDD Case GAWAP2.5PS-USB2.0
            LaCie P3 HardDrive USB 200GB
            Logitec LDR-H443U2 DVD-RAM/-R/+R/-RW/+RW drive
            Logitec Mobile USB Memory LMC-256UD
            Logitec USB1.1/2.0 HDD Unit SHD-E60U2
            Logitec USB Double-Speed Floppy Drive LFD-31U2
            Logitec USB/IEEE1394 DVD-RAM/R/RW Unit LDR-N21FU2 (CDROM only)
            MELCO USB Flash Disk "ClipDrive", RUF-C32M, -C64M, -C128M, -C256M,
          -C512M
            MELCO USB Flash Disk "PetitDrive", RUF-32M, -64M, -128M, -256Mm
            MELCO USB2.0 Flash Disk "PetitDrive2", RUF-256M/U2, -512M/U2
            MELCO USB2.0 MO Drive MO-CH640U2
            Matshita CF-VFDU03 floppy drive
            Merlin SM300 MP3/WMA Player (256Mb)
            Microtech International, Inc. USB-SCSI-HD 50 USB to SCSI cable
            Motorola E398 Mobile Phone (TransFlash memory card)
            NOVAC USB2.0 2.5/3.5-inch HDD Case NV-HD351U
            PNY Attache Flash Drive
            Panasonic ("Matshita FDD CF-VFDU03")
            Panasonic KXL-CB20AN Portable DVD-ROM/CD-R/RW
            Panasonic KXL-CB35AN (DVD-ROM & CD-R/RW)
            Panasonic USB2.0 Portable CD-RW Drive KXL-RW40AN (CDROM only)
            Panasonic floppy drive
            Qware BeatZkey! Pro
            RATOC Systems USB2.0 Removable HDD Case U2-MDK1, U2-MDK1B
            SanDisk SDDR-31 (Compact Flash)
            SanDisk SDDR-75 (only Compact Flash port works)
            Sitecom CN-300 MultiFlash (MMC/SD, SmartMedia, CF, MemoryStick)
            Sony Portable CD-R/RW Drive CRX10U (CDROM only)
            TEAC Portable USB CD-ROM Unit CD-110PU/210PU
            Time DPA20B MP3 Player (1Gb)
            Trek Thumbdrive 8MB
            VAIO floppy drive (includes Y-E Data Flashbuster-U)
            Y-E Data floppy drive (720/1.44/2.88Mb)
 
      Among the supported digital cameras are:
 
            Asahi Optical (PENTAX) Optio 230 & 330
 

EXAMPLES

            device umass
            device scbus
            device da
            device pass
 
      Add the umass driver to the kernel.
 
            camcontrol rescan 0
 
      Rescan a Zip drive that was added after boot.  The command above assumes
      that the Zip drive is on the first SCSI bus in the system.
 
            camcontrol rescan 0:0:0
            camcontrol rescan 0:0:1
            camcontrol rescan 0:0:2
            camcontrol rescan 0:0:3
 
      Rescan all slots on a multi-slot flash reader, where the slots map to
      separate LUNs on a single SCSI ID.  Typically only the first slot will be
      enabled at boot time.  Again, this assumes that the flash reader is the
      first SCSI bus in the system.
 
            bsdlabel -w da0 zip100
            newfs da0c
            mount -t ufs /dev/da0c /mnt
 
      Write a disklabel to the Zip drive (see vpo(4) for the disktab(5) entry),
      creates the file system and mounts the new file system on /mnt.
 
            newfs_msdos /dev/da0
 
      Create a new FAT type file system.  Care should be taken not to run
      newfs(8) on devices that already contain data, as this will result in the
      information being lost.
 
      Many consumer devices such as digital cameras automatically create MS-DOS
      based file systems when storing information such as images and videos.
      These file systems can be accessed by specifying the file system type as
      msdos when using mount(8).
      ehci(4), ohci(4), uhci(4), usb(4), vpo(4), disktab(5), bsdlabel(8),
      camcontrol(8)
 

AUTHORS

      The umass driver was written by MAEKAWA Masahide 〈bishop@rr.iij4u.or.jp〉
      and Nick Hibma 〈n_hibma@FreeBSD.org〉.
 
      This manual page was written by Nick Hibma 〈n_hibma@FreeBSD.org〉.
 

Sections

Based on BSD UNIX
FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for x86 compatible (including Pentium and Athlon), amd64 compatible (including Opteron, Athlon64, and EM64T), UltraSPARC, IA-64, PC-98 and ARM architectures. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX developed at the University of California, Berkeley. It is developed and maintained by a large team of individuals. Additional platforms are in various stages of development.