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From: "H. Peter Anvin" <>
To: Udo van den Heuvel <>
Cc:, Greg KH <>
Subject: Re: USB extension (repeater) cable
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2007 23:22:24 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
>> Actually, what it looks like is even simpler.  The extension cable
>> contains a four-port hub chip (which is the most common commodity chip)
>> and haven't bothered changing the descriptor to tell the computer only
>> one port is actually active.  So only one port can be activated, and the
>> others are stubbed out in some evil way.  In that case, it should be
>> noisy but harmless.
> I will do some more testing then.
> Is there a way to get rid of the messages?

No, but you don't have to care about them.


  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-21  7:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-19 15:40 USB extension (repeater) cable Udo van den Heuvel
2007-01-20  0:01 ` Greg KH
2007-01-21  7:18   ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-01-21  7:20     ` Udo van den Heuvel
2007-01-21  7:22       ` H. Peter Anvin [this message]
2007-01-21 23:08       ` Sven-Haegar Koch

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