[jp] USB: intermittent problems

Elizabeth Dodd liz at billiau.net
Wed Jun 30 17:30:11 EDT 2004

On Wed, 30 Jun 2004 23:50, Ralph Alvy wrote:
> I'm curious as to why Linux sometimes fails to connect with my USB
> cradle, though most of the time it does. My method for syncing is to hit
> the hot sync button on the device, then, when I see the device trying to
> connect, I hit the sync button on JPilot. 99% of the time, this works
> fine. When it fails, JPilot is stuck with the message saying I need to
> hit my hot sync button. If I Cancel on the device, then exit JPilot, any
> subsequent attempts are failure. I must reboot Linux to make it work at
> this point.
> Why? I'm using the latest debian unstable jpilot (compiled 6/6/04) with
> pilot-link version 0.11.8.

wouldn't it be easier to unload and reload the usb modules or the visor 
doens't answer why it crashes.

I called my parents the other night, but I forgot about the time difference.
They're still living in the fifties.
		-- Strange de Jim

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