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[SOLVED] Hard Drive not detected

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – Ok, i've finally figured it out.  If I understand it correctly, the problem lies in the slow initialization of the drive's firmware to be ready to be scanned by the usb_storage kernel module. If you look at the output of "cat /sys/module/usb_storage/parameters/delay_use" it shows the value "1" (second). The default value for the kernel 3.3 should be "5" as stated here: http://www.mjmwired.net/kernel/Document … s.txt#2713. So you can either add the parameter "usb-storage.delay_use=5" to the kernel or add "options usb_storage delay_us (HowTos)