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Re: Debian Live USB fails; bricks the USB stick

On Wed 08 Nov 2017 at 00:12:40 (+0100), Thomas Schmitt wrote:
> Hi,
> Kent West wrote:
> > fdisk: cannot open /dev/sdc: No medium found
> So we really have one bad piece of hardware.

In the past I've had the odd USB port die on me but then
come back to life. I don't remember whether rebooting was
enough; it might have taken an overnight rest.

I'm trying to recall what hardware I would have been plugging
into it at that time; probably cheap and nasty MP3 players:
a noname gift from MBNA credit cards, an Aigo from Maplin,
an ALi from Tesco. Real Intel mobo in the PC though.