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[opensuse] Not Recognizing USB wifi device on boot
  • From: "John R. Sowden" <jsowden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2007 02:07:35 -0800
  • Message-id: <200701280207.35887.jsowden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I have a wifi usb device on my suse 9.3 computer. whenever I boot, the usb
device is not recognized. The green led on the device does not come on.
After booting, if I unplug the device and plug it back in, then it is
recognized. I run kwifimanager and all is ok. I can then access the net.
I attempted to write a script to 'restart' the hotplug devices, but it does
not work. my concern, other than combatting my laziness of having to
unplug/plug the device each time I boot, is that eventually the gold on the
usb connector will wear away, and I will be left with an intermittent

John R. Sowden
Residential & Commercial Alarm Service
UL Listed Central Station
Serving the San Francisco Bay Area Since 1967
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