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 Post subject: Flip the Removable Media Bit
PostPosted: February 24th, 2009, 18:20 
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Hello everyone!

Do you know any way i can flip the Removable Media Bit of my USB stick?

Its a 16GB Kingston and the BootIt program from Lexar does not work with it.

My reason to do this is because i want to make a multiple partitions in my USB drive. And after that make it multiboot (with various OSes and bootable disks)


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The removable media device setting is a flag contained within the SCSI Inquiry Data response to the SCSI Inquiry command.
Bit 7 of byte 1 (indexed from 0) is the Removable Media Bit (RMB).
A RMB set to zero indicates that the device is not a removable media device. A RMB of one indicates that the device is a removable media device. Drivers obtain this information by using the StorageDeviceProperty request.



Any ideas?
Thank you in advance :)


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 Post subject: Re: Flip the Removable Media Bit
PostPosted: February 25th, 2009, 14:23 
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i keep searching but seems that nobody got any solution other than the BootIt program from lexar :(

anyone knows how to modify SCSI Inquiry Data on the drive?


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 Post subject: Re: Flip the Removable Media Bit
PostPosted: March 13th, 2009, 5:35 
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http://h18007.www1.hp.com/support/files ... 20306.html

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 Post subject: Re: Flip the Removable Media Bit
PostPosted: March 13th, 2009, 5:42 
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guru wrote:
http://h18007.www1.hp.com/support/files/hpcpqdt/us/download/20306.html


The page is missing. :)


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 Post subject: Re: Flip the Removable Media Bit
PostPosted: March 13th, 2009, 6:10 
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yep..
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The page you are looking for is no longer available or has been moved.


what is it?


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 Post subject: Re: Flip the Removable Media Bit
PostPosted: March 13th, 2009, 6:30 
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http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/Te ... R1002_USEN

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 Post subject: Re: Flip the Removable Media Bit
PostPosted: March 13th, 2009, 6:36 
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This is better. :)


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 Post subject: Re: Flip the Removable Media Bit
PostPosted: March 13th, 2009, 6:37 
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LiK wrote:
yep..
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The page you are looking for is no longer available or has been moved.


what is it?


Anyway, you can partition the flash medias under linux. ;)


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 Post subject: Re: Flip the Removable Media Bit
PostPosted: March 13th, 2009, 7:29 
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It's free advice .. get what you get ..... ;o)

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 Post subject: Re: Flip the Removable Media Bit
PostPosted: March 13th, 2009, 15:25 
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Maybe you need a factory type usb production programming tool to set the bit.

Have a look at which controller is used on your memory stick and then visit the flashboot.ru site and see if you can find the correct tool. Most of the tools have an option to set the memory stick as removable or fixed. In fact many parameters can be modified.


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 Post subject: Re: Flip the Removable Media Bit
PostPosted: March 13th, 2009, 17:54 
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or just use the utility in my link ;)

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 Post subject: Re: Flip the Removable Media Bit
PostPosted: November 12th, 2009, 18:05 
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guru wrote:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&swItem=MTX-UNITY-I23839&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN


I gave it a try and it didn't do the the thing :(
Still detected as USB removeable media under windows and unable to partition..


@N.C. :
Yep, i know and already tried that out. However only 1 partition is recognized under windows!
so thats a problem:(


Thanks for the help everybody!


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