Dapper: About kernel 2.6.15-27-386 and usb port...

Patrick Gelin patrick.gelin at free.fr
Tue Sep 19 14:52:40 UTC 2006

Derek Broughton wrote:

> Patrick Gelin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've just up to date my kernel to 2.6.15-27-386. Unfortunatly I notice
>> that it do not correct the problem about usb port with my PDA: When I
>> synchronize it then I lose the keyboard and I must reboot shuting down
>> the electrical power!
>> Any help is welcome!
> Are you sure it's not a hardware problem?  We have a usb hub that has one
> port that behaves very much like that.  We know it's hardware because (a)
> you can plug the same device into any of the other three ports and it
> works, and (b) when a device is plugged into the port, it's oriented
> slightly out of line with the other plugs.  I suppose even if it is a
> hardware problem, there might be a software way to prevent it messing with
> anything else.
I don't think so, because It's working with MS Windows (dual boot). But I'm
going to test into an other port... By the way kpilot detect the PDA but
not the user.
> The other thing that comes to mind is that Palm PDAs, at least, don't
> actually exist as devices until the "sync" button is pressed, and go away
> when the sync is complete.  Perhaps udev is removing more devices than
> just
> the PDA.  A look at /var/log/syslog as the sync finishes would be
> informative.
I can't see anuthing very instructive into syslog. Why filter do I use to
look for?

Patrick Gelin

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