Linux - HardwareThis forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
I have an USB optical mouse, SmartMedia adapter and external CDROM, all configured and working fine under SuSE 8.2 - but if I try and boot with any of them connected, the PC hangs on the hotplug USB detection line. If I boot without any connected, then connect them manually, there's no problem - not very practical with the mouse(!). Everything works fine on my Laptop (also SuSE 8.2). The desktop is a AMD 2000+ with 512Mb, NVidea 400 64Mb...