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SubjectRe: annoying frequent overcurrent messages.
On Thu, 13 Jul 2006, Pavel Machek wrote:

> > 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?

Alan Stern

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