[Grml] how to turn off / control the usb led display?

Andri Handoko aphandoko at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 13 23:12:20 CEST 2007

Hi Moritz,
  What is the brand and model of the USB stick that you use?  Mine doesn't
work with the eject command. I was able to switch usb sandisk cruzer stick
led off by "rmmod usb_storage". See my previous post for detail.


--- Moritz Augsburger <grml at moritz.augsburger.name> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 05:45:07PM -0700, Andri Handoko wrote:
> > Hi,
> >   I'm using the grml small 0.4. I created a hotplug event that
> automatically
> > copy files to the USB stick when it's plugin. The stick is Sandisk micro
> > cruzer 2G USB stick. Here is the dilema: I don't know when the copy will
> be
> > completed without looking at the monitor, and I'm planning not to use
> any
> > monitor. Is there a way to control the led; make it blinks every second
> when
> > files are being copy to the stick, and/or (the most importance part) to
> turn
> > OFF the led when the device is unmounted? (the "other" popular OS turns
> off
> > the led when the "Safely remove hardware" is selected). Can Grml do the
> same
> > action?
> With my USB stick, I can use "eject /dev/whatevermystickis" and then the
> LED turns off.
> Greets
> momo

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