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Re: [opensuse] Memory Stick Mounting
  • From: ka1ifq <ka1ifq@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2007 13:18:57 -0500
  • Message-id: <200702031318.57666.ka1ifq@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 03 February 2007 12:26, Robert Lewis wrote:
> ka1ifq wrote:
> >
> > Here is what I got, but this time I left it there while shoveling snow
> > and it did not get recognized, I did a reboot and it was found then.
> > The memory stick is usb 2.0 and the interface is usb 1.1.
> > The speed is not a real problem, how long it takes to be seen is what I
> > am looking at, and sometimes it is not seen except at a reboot.
> > I am wondering if much has changed between 10.1 and 10.2 in this area,
> > or is it just my old computer.
>
> I have had what I thought was intermittent recognition issues for these
> devices.
> In my case, it turned out to be when I used my USB hub (external) that
> it would
> fail in contrast to using the USB port tied directly to the computer. I
> finally tried
> powering the external USB HUB and it now works every time.

I am plugged directly into the computer port. I have a Dell that I had to put
an external powered hub for the Kb and Mouse to run Linux, works fine on the
pre installed Win.

So I am back to my original question, is there anyway to force a look at the
usb ports to discover new devices?

Thanks, Mike
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