Re: annoying frequent overcurrent messages.
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 07:35:30 EST
> > > Well, overcurrent is a potentially dangerous situation. That's why it
> > > gets reported with dev_err priority.
> > Well, I see overcurrents all the time while doing suspend/resume...
> > Why is it dangerous? USB should survive plugging something that
> > connects +5V and ground. It may turn your machine off, but that should
> > be it...?
> The key words here are "potentially", "should", and "may".
> BTW, what sort of overcurrents do you see during suspend/resume?
Okay, that was on X32, and I'm not using it for now, sorry about
that. "Overcurrent on port XY" was the message, IIRC, but...
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