Subject: Re: usb panic
To: Greg Troxel <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/29/2007 05:04:39
On Sun, 28 Jan 2007 14:08:21 -0500
Greg Troxel <email@example.com> wrote:
> Matthias Drochner <M.Drochner@fz-juelich.de> writes:
> > firstname.lastname@example.org said:
> >> can't set self powered configuration
> > Ah yes. Assuming that the keyboard has no external power
> > supply, it shouldn't provide a self powered configuration.
> > The use of "self powered" wrt USB devices is pretty
> > confusing btw -- it means that the device doesn't need
> > power from USB, this means it uses an external power
> > supply or battery. Naively, one might interpret "self powered"
> > as "does not need extra power".
> I saw this also with a Sprint EVDO card, and haven't figured out
> what's up. Is the code now stricter than it used to be?
Are you still seeing that? The changed code is working properly for
me. I was using my EVDO card Saturday night, with no trouble.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb