Subject: Re: USB devices spontaneously powering off?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 02/23/2003 03:17:08
In message <20030223081618.EDE357B4D@berkshire.research.att.com>, "Steven M. Be
>>Is there a good way to "ping" USB devices or anything like that? I'd like to
>>start doing more work to check on whether devices are still alive or not.
>The usbdevs command, perhaps?
That doesn't seem to notice; I assume it's listing "devices not yet detached".
Unfortunately, devices don't detach when they go dead like this; you have to
unplug them before the system will notice. (And, as a secondary issue, on
several of my hubs the system won't notice even then.)