[ltp] High Speed USB problems

Jeffrey L. Taylor linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 20 Jul 2010 09:23:30 -0500

Quoting Jeffrey L. Taylor <jeff@abluz.dyndns.org>:
> Quoting Marius Gedminas <marius@gedmin.as>:
> > On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 02:33:46PM -0500, Jeffrey L. Taylor wrote:
> > 
> > Also, read this: http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Problem_with_USB_2.0
> > 
> > I had a T42 with this problem.  It died completely a few months after the
> > warranty expired.
> > 
> This sounds very much like my problem, except the USB hard drive does not work
> properly at all.  Replacing the main board probably doesn't make sense for a 6
> year old laptop unless I can cannabilize a known good one from some other
> laptop.
> I'm going to miss it, I like my T41.  Plus the hassle of picking a replacement
> and moving the files and setting up a new computer.

Googling around, it appears the cost of a system board is one to two hundred
dollars.  Add an hour or two labor and it is about the cost of a 2-3 year used
laptop.  Anyone have recommendations for a repair shop in the US, preferably
in Austin, TX?