usb connection crashes Windows

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at
Tue Jan 20 11:28:36 CET 2009

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?


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