Re: Do not know which package bug is in
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On Fri, Apr 01, 2016 at 11:21:27AM +0100, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> On Fri, 2016-04-01 at 10:25 +0100, Robin Oberg wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I'm new to Linux and Debian 8.3, but thought I'd help out by sharing
> > this bug that I've found. My system crashes randomly when my iPhone
> > is
> > charging via USB, and every time that it happens I am forced to
> > hard-reboot the laptop by holding down the power button. I don't know
> > where in the system this bug could be located, what package it might
> > be.
> > Any help would be appreciated.
> Intermittent failures like that sound more like hardware problems. I
> seem to recall reading that charging devices like that demands more
> power than the computer can supply.
Yeah -- it may well be flaky hardware: the USB is specified to survive
that (and shut off the offending device), but who knows.
Try interposing a powered USB hub between your computer and the phone.
- -- t
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