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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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