External HDD Issues

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Joulinar
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Re: External HDD Issues

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Can you check /etc/fstab if the usb device is still in? If yes pls remove and reboot your system.
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TurtleP
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Re: External HDD Issues

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It's not in /etc/fstab, so I just went and rebooted the Pi
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Re: External HDD Issues

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And placing the stick in one of the other usb ports doesn't show it up on drive manager? Did you checked the journal?
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TurtleP
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Re: External HDD Issues

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Right, I unmounted it before the reboot and then scanned for added or removed drives. Nothing came up. Now the Pi has rebooted and it sees the USB drive now.

EDIT: and it just disappeared.

Here's some output I captured: https://pastebin.com/ZiUy0EM8
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Joulinar
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Re: External HDD Issues

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Anything in the journal about this?
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Re: External HDD Issues

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Scanned the journal, pretty much the same output as my last post's edit.

https://pastebin.com/Nf9VA2Dv
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Joulinar
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Re: External HDD Issues

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Hmm looks the usb device is simply disappearing. Well you could check with a different usb device to verify the behaviour, if possible.

On the other hand, do you have a different SD card? Maybe to verify with a standard raspbian lite.
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Re: External HDD Issues

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I do have another micro SD card. I'll try to raspbian lite. This is the second USB device I've tried with this, so it's weird. I'll report back on how raspbian lite is.
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Re: External HDD Issues

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Ok using raspbian lite will verify if there is all fine one hardware. If raspbian lite is working, we can simply migrate to DietPi executing 1 script 😉. Afterward we can check behaviour again. Hope we can get closer to it.
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Re: External HDD Issues

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Alright, I am confused as to what happened here.

I had plugged in the micro HDMI and my keyboard and maybe after almost a minute, both of them stopped working.
I tried to change input back to HDMI and it refuses. Keyboard stopped working in the middle of trying to run lsblk to check for the USB.
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