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Re: USB disk fails when accessed after idle for some hours

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 10:52:08AM -0600, Reid Priedhorsky wrote:

> I wonder if the computer can't provide enough power to run the device (it
> exceeds the 500mA/port limit, though that was NOT clear in the newegg
> description). However, if that's true, why does it only fail after a long
> idle?

One thing you can try: those enclosures usually come with a cable that
allows you getting the USB power supply from a different USB port. Maybe
try using it?

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