Re: Weird USB errors on HD

From: Robert Hancock
Date: Tue Jul 26 2005 - 21:42:16 EST

Karim Yaghmour wrote:
That being said, shouldn't there be a way for the kernel to refuse to
use this hd if it's not getting enough power. I don't know enough about
USB to say, but isn't there something more elegant that could be done in

Not really.. It seems like pretty much a matter of the controller saying it can supply so much power, the drive says it uses so much power, but one of them is lying and the drive ends up tripping the overcurrent.

Robert Hancock Saskatoon, SK, Canada
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