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Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2014 22:33:17 +0400
From: "(GalaxyMaster)" <>
Subject: Re: BadUSB discussion


On Fri, Aug 08, 2014 at 09:49:18AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > Personally I would prefer disabling USB hotplug while a machine is locked
> > (or while there are no active TTYs or something for servers).  Even if HID
> > was whitelisted while the machine is locked, it would be a great start.
> Then do just that, Linux has allowed you to do this for years, again,
> but very few people take advantage of it.

If you are talking about switching power off on the USB bus I one of
these few who use it regularly (it helps a lot to prolong laptop's
battery life if you switch all these unnecessary entrypoints off) and I'm
very grateful for this feature :)


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