[SATLUG] Firefly 4 GB Flashdrive - unreadable

John Chalinder argiod at bresnan.net
Fri Apr 18 23:25:14 CDT 2008

While I have no idea what a 'Redman box' is, nor how you think I have one; the 
suggestion to see if Lexar has a formating tool for it is a good one. Thanks.

On Fri, 18 Apr 2008 16:54:03 -0500
  Don Wright <wmail at wricomp.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Apr 2008 14:19:40 -0600, "John Chalinder"
> <argiod at bresnan.net> wrote:
>>When I connect the device the led on it flashes once. Then I can find the 
>>for it in MyComputer (yeah, I know, it's Window$) as Removeable Disk (E:)
>>Clicking on the icon brings the msg: "Please insert a disk into drive E:."
> OK, since you have a Redmond box available, have you searched the
> manufacturer's website for a reformat utility to bring your flash drive
> back to factory-fresh condition? Many of these drives need specific
> utilities, which supports the contention that the firmware is neither
> standardized nor robust.  --Don

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