lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2006]   [Jul]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
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

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2006-07-13 16:31    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans