error: couldn't close device: Transaction timed out

Aleksander Morgado aleksander at
Sat Jun 6 04:44:40 PDT 2015

>> Well, looks like the modem decided to not reply
>> for 2 minutes.
>> Is this by any chance an embedded system with
>> limited power in the USB port?
> Debian system is on a net-book, an Acer Aspire One ZG5
> (8G HD, 512MB ram, 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU). I've choosen
> that distro instead of Slackware because its netinstall
> make easier to build up a minimal system... and atp-get
> do the rest.
> Do you think that netbook coul be the matter?
> How could I exclude a issue related to USB limited
> power?
> I have also an usb-2.0 hub with its own power supply, I
> could try to plug it and then insert my olicard in this
> powered hub... Do you think could this perhaps help to
> give more power to our internet key?

Yes, try with the externally powered usb hub, that will definitely
help to check whether this is an issue with the output power of the
usb ports in the netbook.


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