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Re: Lexar CF Card Reader USB 2.0 on FC1



Temlakos wrote:
> Frankly I'm stumbling in the dark here, trying to figure out why, every
> time I connect this card reader with a card inserted to a box running
> Fedora Core 1, the whole system hangs. I thought that maybe the
> processor had something to do with it--but it also crashes my old
> Gateway Solo 2500SE with the Pentium 233-MHz processor, so the AMD
> Athlon/Duron issue can't be it.
> 
> The symptoms are these: The box probes every drive connected to it,
> including the floppy and the CD-ROM and any other physical devices.
> Then, suddenly, it starts flashing the CAPS LOCK and NUM LOCK lights,
> the mouse won't respond, and in general I need to execute an
> uncontrolled, unclean shutdown.
> 
What happens if you press Ctrl-Alt-F1 to get to a text terminal, then
connect the card reader?

It throughly sounds as though you've got a kernel panic.

James.
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