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Posted on 2008-06-20
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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
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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?
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Any updates on this issue?
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works now, mysteriously

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