[CentOS] flash drive crashes machine
mpk2 at enter.net
Mon Apr 13 14:08:00 UTC 2009
I just installed 5.3 on a tower box. When I plug in a usb flash drive,
the machine crashes. I don't know how to diagnose the problem; I used
gnome-system-log, and got this (watching it as I plugged it in):
Apr 12 16:43:25 ga7zx kernel: usb 1-2: new full speed USB device using
uhci_hcd and address 2
Apr 12 16:43:25 ga7zx kernel: usb 1-2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
Apr 12 16:43:27 ga7zx kernel: Initializing USB Mass Storage driver...
As this point, the whole system becomes an ice cube - I can't even
3-finger salute to reboot. This happened a few times - same result.
The board is a Gigabyte with an AMD Athlon 1.3 GHz cpu. Be aware that
this drive works fine on 3 other boxes (with 5.3, Fedora 7, and Fedora 8).
What could be wrong? What else should I check? How do I fix it?
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