[CLUG-tech] Gigabyte 256M USb stick stopped working
marc at jade.cs.uct.ac.za
Mon Feb 13 23:22:53 SAST 2006
> I put it into someone else's Ubuntu machine on Saturday for fun. And
> it worked... Now it works again on my machine too...
> I'm happy to have the thing work again, now I'd also like to
> understand why it works again. Can anyone explain this?
It seems the USB firmware on a fair number of host PCs is rather
tempramental. Sometimes it just snaps and goes binge drinking in
A reboot doesn't bring it back. However a yank-out-power-plug
-and-wait-a-minute sometimes does.
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