[jp] USB: intermittent problems

Ralph Alvy ralvy at warpmail.net
Wed Jun 30 20:42:53 EDT 2004


Elizabeth Dodd wrote:
> 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 
> module?
> doens't answer why it crashes.
> liz
> 
Yeah. But I don't know how to do that. Could give me an example command 
line?



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