[SATLUG] Firefly 4 GB Flashdrive - unreadable

Geoff geoff at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Sat Apr 19 18:29:53 CDT 2008

John Chalinder wrote:
> 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.
>>> When I connect the device the led on it flashes once. Then I can 
>>> find the icon 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

A 'Redmond box' means it's a Windows box.  You said it was.

73 = Best Regards,

A: Yes.

> Q: Are you sure?

>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.

>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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