Iphone failure to charge on FC14

Tony Foster tfLinuxMail at surewest.net
Sat Oct 15 00:36:40 UTC 2011

The Iphone charged just fine a month ago. 
I have not used my computer to charge sinse then. 
The computer mother board is only a year old and 
and it supports 6 USB ports. I am only plugging in one item. 

Also as mentioned it powers a USB external drive just fine. 
My 6 year Laptop will charge the phone so I am more inclined to believe
this is a USB driver issue. A lot of the USB protocol is buried in the


On Fri, 2011-10-14 at 14:35 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Oct 2011 10:42:25 -0700
> Tony Foster wrote:
> > This looks like a bug in the USB power negotiation process when
> > attaching an Iphone. 
> Not all USB ports support high current devices, hackery to
> do that is a recent innovation, maybe your computer just
> can't do it? Maybe f14 linux knows nothing about the recent
> innovation? I found all my problems when away when I
> got a powered USB hub and when through that :-).

Tony Foster 

email = Tony_Foster at surewest.net

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