Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: "J. Roeleveld" <joost@××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] USB ports reset/restart
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:53:45
Message-Id: 1789734.WQ8yk4GkTa@eve
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] USB ports reset/restart by thelma@sys-concept.com
On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 9:20:36 PM CET thelma@×××××××××××.com wrote:
> On 03/06/2018 03:11 AM, Neil Bothwick wrote: > > On Mon, 5 Mar 2018 18:40:08 -0700, thelma@×××××××××××.com wrote: > >> Is there a way to reinitialize USB ports without restarting the > >> computer? > >> > >> Two of my USB 3 ports stop working. > > > > Can you rmmod xhci_pci and xhci_hcd then modprobe xhci_pci? > > > > If that helps, it's a software issue, otherwise it may be a hardware > > fault that needs a reset. I too have found USB3 to be less than reliable. > > I don't think I could do it; xhci_pci and xhci_hcd are compiled into the > kernel (not as module).
Change the options and see if that works?
> I know that if I restart the box the USB-3 will start working. > The box has an uptime 130 days and is my main server.
IOW, you haven't patched your main server against any threads in the past 6+ months. -- Joost