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Old 08-03-2014, 06:03 AM   #1
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Is this DMESG error serious

I have an MP3 player that I plug into my linx box and a couple of strange lines appear in dmesg
[ 8988.815618] sd 17:0:0:0: [sdc] Adjusting the sector count from its reported value: 1921536
[ 8988.815667] sd 17:0:0:0: [sdc] 1921535 2048-byte logical blocks: (3.93 GB/3.66 GiB)
When I plug in an SD card, I don't get the message.
Will I cause any data corruption on the MP3 player by copying files?
Can someone explain what the errors mean.
Old 08-03-2014, 10:05 AM   #2
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What is it that makes you think this an "error" message. Without seeing the lines before and after those two lines, it's difficult to say that those are error messages.

They look like information messages detailing what's going on when the mp3 player is plugged in, and nothing more than that.

Furthermore, since an mp3 player is not the same kind of device as an sd card, it's to be expected that the messages displayed by dmesg will be different.


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