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Robin Martijn ik at robinmartijn.nl
Tue Mar 24 22:48:36 UTC 2020

Update: Thanks everyone for helping me think! Finally, I discovered that 
all three of my USB devices were broken. A fourth one finally connected. 
I should've known when dmesg did not see anything at all, that they were 

On 3/24/20 11:27 PM, Robin Martijn wrote:
> Thanks everyone for thinking with me! However, I have indeed rebooted 
> many times, and I have verified my versions. I am, with no doubt, on the 
> right kernel.
> On 3/24/20 11:02 PM, Maarten de Vries via arch-general wrote:
>> On Tue, 24 Mar 2020 at 22:57, Andy Pieters 
>> <arch-general at andypieters.me.uk>
>> wrote:
>>> On Tue, 24 Mar 2020 at 21:38, mick howe via arch-general <
>>> arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>>> you have rebooted since update? Every time updates generate a new
>>> startup?
>>> I concur: in many cases you need to reboot after doing a kernel 
>>> update in
>>> order to recognise devices that were not plugged in before the update
>> Indeed.
>> To also explain why this happens: the relevant kernal modules hadn't been
>> loaded yet, and the modules on disk are for the newly upgraded kernel 
>> while
>> you're still running an older kernel. In that case, `pacman -Qi linux` 
>> and
>> `uname -r` will also show different version information.
>> -- Maarten

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