[SATLUG] kernel 2.6.31 and external hard drives

John D Choate jdchoate at gmail.com
Fri Sep 25 14:13:39 CDT 2009


> >   
> I noticed the same problem and once I switched to the three port (2 USB 
> 1 miniUSB) USB cable I was able to access the drive.  Also, I seem to 
> remember there being talk about how the 2.6 kernel introduced new power 
> schemes for Laptops, the problem may be related to these changes.
> 
> Todd
> 

OK, then I will try the cable with the dual USB ends. I just found it strange that they suddenly started misbehaving after I "upgraded" from kernel 2.6.29 to 2.6.30 and 2.6.31

Thanks for the suggestion

John C


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