Solved

USB stick not recognized

Posted on 2008-06-20
3
421 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
I recently installed OpenSuse 11.0 64 bit on an HP Pavilion laptop
A usb stick is not recognized, lsusb is the same before and after plug in.

# /usr/sbin/lsusb
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 046d:c518 Logitech, Inc. MX610 Laser Cordless Mouse
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

# tail /var/log/messages
Jun 20 14:46:23 linux-yy30 kernel: ehci_hcd 0000:00:13.2: port 6 reset error -110
Jun 20 14:46:23 linux-yy30 kernel: hub 2-0:1.0: hub_port_status failed (err = -32)
Jun 20 14:46:26 linux-yy30 kernel: hub 2-0:1.0: Cannot enable port 5.  Maybe the USB cable is bad?
Jun 20 14:46:35 linux-yy30 syslog-ng[1697]: last message repeated 3 times
Jun 20 14:46:35 linux-yy30 kernel: hub 2-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 5
Jun 20 14:46:35 linux-yy30 kernel: ehci_hcd 0000:00:13.2: port 6 reset error -110
Jun 20 14:46:35 linux-yy30 kernel: hub 2-0:1.0: hub_port_status failed (err = -32)
Jun 20 14:46:38 linux-yy30 kernel: hub 2-0:1.0: Cannot enable port 7.  Maybe the USB cable is bad?
Jun 20 14:46:47 linux-yy30 syslog-ng[1697]: last message repeated 3 times
Jun 20 14:46:47 linux-yy30 kernel: hub 2-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 7
0
Comment
Question by:allelopath
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
agriesser earned 500 total points
ID: 21834910
Could you try to connect the USB stick to the port where the mouse is currently connected to?
According to your /var/log/messages output some other USB ports seem to have problems.

Does the output of `cat /proc/partitions` change after plugging in the USB stick?
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:agriesser
ID: 21924166
Any updates on this issue?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:allelopath
ID: 22217467
works now, mysteriously

0

Featured Post

NFR key for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license (for 1 year, up to 10 users). This license allows for the non‑production use of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 in your home lab without any feature limitations.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

rdate is a Linux command and the network time protocol for immediate date and time setup from another machine. The clocks are synchronized by entering rdate with the -s switch (command without switch just checks the time but does not set anything). …
I am a long time windows user and for me it is normal to have spaces in directory and file names. Changing to Linux I found myself frustrated when I moved my windows data over to my new Linux computer. The problem occurs when at the command line.…
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
Connecting to an Amazon Linux EC2 Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.

728 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question