[lanse] Re: Weird USB problems. . . .

  • From: "Michael Knowles" <Michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <list@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 12:15:56 +0100

Opinions? here's one - don't use USB on a server!!!  Keep it simple!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jason Halls" <jason.halls@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <list@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2002 11:20 AM
Subject: [lanse] Re: Weird USB problems. . . .


>
> If it is power. . . This should solve my problems
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Halls [mailto:jason.halls@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 16 May 2002 11:13
> To: 'list@xxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [lanse] Weird USB problems. . . .
>
>
>
> Hi All,
>
> I'm having weird USB problems on my main server. ... What I'm assuming to
be
> power related - Just want a second opinion b4 I go out and buy a 425 watt
> PSU one. . .
>
> PUS - Generic 300 Watt
> Motherboard - Genuix XI
> Processor - 2 PIII 500's with active cooler
> Video - ATI 2000
> Network - 2 3com, 1 intel (onboard)
> Disk - SCSI 10k Seagate & 1 Maxtor D740X, 1 52x CDROM
> Fans (excluding CPU & PSU)  - 2 x 80mm YS-Tech & 1 x 40MM generic on SCSI
> disk cooler.
>
> What happens is. . . . From boot up everything is cool. . . USB works, fan
> work. 5 minutes or so into operation, the USB device dies - NO power to is
> at all.
>
> I have tried using a powered USB hub - same. (that's what confused me - as
> this is supposed to solve USB power problems.
>
> When the machine is under heavy load. . . I can sometimes hear the fan's
> slow down for a second - is this normal?
>
> Opinions?
>
>
>



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