usb connection crashes Windows

Andy Green andy at
Tue Jan 20 11:35:30 CET 2009

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| On 20.01.2009 00:06, Andy Green wrote:
|> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
|> | Hi,
|> |
|> | Andy Green <andy at> writes:
|> |> | But after an update (and it was probably after flashing 2.6.28
|> |> | kernel), now as soon as I plug the Neo on usb, Windows XP immediatly
|> |> | reboots. I tried all I could to remove the driver but I still cannot
|> |> | connect my phone to windows....
|> |>
|> |> Wild guess is USB Ethernet / RNDIS changes in the kernel...
another way
|> |> it could conceivably do bad things is if somehow 1A charging mode was
|> |> enabled, and it's crashing the PC, but I doubt that's it.
|> |
|> | I confirm it's a kernel issue. Windows RNDIS is definetely buggy, but
|> | the kernel driver is wrong also. See
|> | . After
|> | applying this patch as well as the one mentioned in the thread later
|> | and the second patch from this series, i can confirm that my
|> | co-worker's windows machine no longer crashes. Networking still
|> | doesn't work though.
|> Nice find Paul... I sent the two patches from that thread on
|> pending-tracking and rebased andy-tracking, but I didn't find the third.
|> ~ If you can send a pointer I'll add it tomorrow.
| I definitely consider the ability to cause a Windows bluescreen a
| feature that may come in handy at times (yes, legitimate usage). Is
| there any git tag for a tree which still has that ability?

Yes actually one of the patches points this out, I don't know if the guy
putting the finishing touches to his novel in Word will be easily
convinced of this point of view though :-)

1655ed19960a1597a93540a45e4a554c1139cf63 on andy-tracking is just before
these changes.

- -Andy
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