[Grml] Re: Please test 1.0rc2 usb

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Sat May 19 00:25:30 CEST 2007

* Mark <27e3kk302 at sneakemail.com> [20070519 00:13]:

> I'm worried that we're looking at a driver issue, meaning, the bug
> infects all kinds of hardware, not just scanners and disks.  If a device
> driver doesn't handle USB kernel suspend calls, then it breaks.  That
> means a kernel upgrade alone won't solve the problem(s) but only
> upgrades to all affected drivers.  (In our case the USB controller isn't
> even detected.)

You've been the only one reporting this problem to us and we
couldn't reproduce it on any piece of our own "hardware zoo".
So it didn't become a release blocker behind kernel freeze date.
Sorry for that, Mark - but I'm sure you'll get an updated grml
version soon. ;)

> So grml 1.0 is taking a high-risk move for rather low yield.  It would
> have been better to push laptop goodies out to 2.6.21 and keep
> known-good functionality for "everything else."

See above.

> I have to go now; I hope people will test USB hardware with 1.0 and/or
> that kernel upgrade you've posted.

ACK :)

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