Re: Do not know which package bug is in
Oliver Elphick composed on 2016-04-01 12:00 (UTC+0100)
On Fri, 2016-04-01 at 11:34 +0100, Robin Oberg wrote:
On Fri, 2016-04-01 at 11:21 +0100, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> 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.
Would that not mean that the same problem exists in other operating
systems as well? But seeing as it works fine to charge this old
in Windows, so it does not seem like a hardware malfunction in this
Not necessarily. It might be that Windows doesn't use a particular area
of memory that Linux does.
I should go for the other poster's suggestion, of using a powered USB
hub. If the failures cease, it was a hardware problem.
Maybe only indirectly a hardware problem, handled well enough by Windows
power management, but not by the Linux kernel's default power management
Robin, does the crashing occur regardless which laptop USB port is used? What
is the laptop's brand and model?
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