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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Ubuntu linux : Restart USB to reset stuck usb drives

$ sudo -s
# modprobe -vr ehci_hcd
# modprobe -v ehci_hcd

10 comments:

Anonymous said...
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Anonymous said...

Thanks for this, worked a charm!

I had already searched ubuntu forums and asked on irc, but my google-fu led me here.

Worked, saved to desktop! I'd like a little icon on the desktop next to force quit that does this (not that is happens often, only once happened after plugging in a USB hub)

Zorrek said...
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Zorrek said...

2nd line should be
modprobe currently modprove

and Thanx I needed this.

mak said...

10x, fixed

idodeisuke1987 said...

My system (Linux version 2.6.28-15-generic (buildd@rothera) (gcc version 4.3.3 (Ubuntu 4.3.3-5ubuntu4) ) #52-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 9 10:49:34 UTC 2009) hasn't such a moule :(. How to restart?

Anonymous said...

you have usb 1.0 not usb 2.0 - try this :
modprobe -vr uhci_hcd
modprobe -v uhci_hcd

Anonymous said...

how about the case of ubuntu server, where said modules are builtin?

Diego said...

I got a FATAL error modprobe -vr uhci_hcd

Josh said...

Thanks for this! Just what I've been needing for months!