Subject: Re: USB devices powering off?
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/06/2003 19:19:49
In message <>, "D'Arcy J.M. Cain" writes:
>I wonder if this is related to something that I am seeing.  On my Toshiba 
>laptop running 1.6K I have a Targus port replicator plugged in with a PS/2 
>keyboard.  The replicator is plugged into one USB on the laptop and a USP 
>optical mouse is on the other.  Every so often the mouse (which has these 
>spacey red lights all over it) goes dead.  The mouse stops working, today it 
>happened in mid mouse move, and all the lights go out.  Rebooting seems to be 
>the only way to get it started again although I haven't tried stopping and 
>restarting xdm.  I have tried restarting my session though as well as 
>unplugging, etc.

Hmm.  That sounds very much like what's been happening to my keyboard widget.
Curiously, if memory serves, on my PS/2 adapter, only the keyboard went out.

And sure, it could be coincidence, but there might be a real bug lurking in
there somewhere.