[PlanetCCRMA] Pulling USB cable on FC2 machine causes keyboard and network to crash...

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Apr 1 00:28:00 2005

On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 10:30:34 -0800, Mark Knecht wrote:
> Hi,
>    In the process of cleaning the house this morning my wife pulled
> the USB cable going to an external USB to Optical device we use. I had
> assumed  that this would be OK to do. After that the keyboard was
> dead. I couldn't get to the machine through the network so apparently
> ndiswrapper got harmed also. Hotplugging the keyboard itself didn't
> help. Since the power switch does a reasonable shutdown operation we
> rebooted and everything is up and running again.
>    Has anyone else seen this? The USB device is card 1. The onboard
> sound chip is card 0.
>    I haven't tried repeating as of yet.

If there anything in /var/log/messages? There might be an oops dump or

- Steve