[CentOS] flash drive crashes machine

Bart Schaefer barton.schaefer at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 18:11:43 UTC 2009


On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 6:08 AM, Michael Klinosky <mpk2 at enter.net> wrote:
> 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):

Possibly not helpful, but --

I've had this happen when using the front-panel USB ports on a couple
of different towers.  It does not happen on the same machines using
the USB ports in the back, leading me to believe that there's a
physical problem with the front-panel connections; induction from the
USB to reset wires, or some such.


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