Xiao ESP32C3, no PORT seen

I have two XIAO ESP32C# that when plugged into the USB serial is not been, here is the log. Di I need to reinstall the boot loader? How?

Apr 22 11:46:57 svvsold kernel: [332979.486366] usb 1-3: new full-speed USB device number 110 using xhci_hcd
Apr 22 11:46:57 svvsold kernel: [332979.614400] usb 1-3: device descriptor read/64, error -71
Apr 22 11:46:57 svvsold kernel: [332979.850396] usb 1-3: device descriptor read/64, error -71
Apr 22 11:46:57 svvsold kernel: [332980.086336] usb 1-3: new full-speed USB device number 111 using xhci_hcd
Apr 22 11:46:58 svvsold kernel: [332980.214346] usb 1-3: device descriptor read/64, error -71
Apr 22 11:46:58 svvsold kernel: [332980.450365] usb 1-3: device descriptor read/64, error -71
Apr 22 11:46:58 svvsold kernel: [332980.558470] usb usb1-port3: attempt power cycle
Apr 22 11:46:58 svvsold kernel: [332980.970265] usb 1-3: new full-speed USB device number 112 using xhci_hcd
Apr 22 11:46:58 svvsold kernel: [332980.970457] usb 1-3: Device not responding to setup address.
Apr 22 11:46:59 svvsold kernel: [332981.178456] usb 1-3: Device not responding to setup address.
Apr 22 11:46:59 svvsold kernel: [332981.386320] usb 1-3: device not accepting address 112, error -71
Apr 22 11:46:59 svvsold kernel: [332981.514326] usb 1-3: new full-speed USB device number 113 using xhci_hcd
Apr 22 11:46:59 svvsold kernel: [332981.514530] usb 1-3: Device not responding to setup address.
Apr 22 11:46:59 svvsold kernel: [332981.722477] usb 1-3: Device not responding to setup address.
Apr 22 11:46:59 svvsold kernel: [332981.930290] usb 1-3: device not accepting address 113, error -71
Apr 22 11:46:59 svvsold kernel: [332981.930427] usb usb1-port3: unable to enumerate USB device

Please use this way to solve the problem of no port or unable to upload the program:

That worked, Thanks alot

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Hello…both of the XIAO ESP32S3 devices I are own exhibit the “port not available” issue when trying to upload a sketch. While the “Long press BOOT BUTTON…” method works, it’s obviously a headache when experimenting with different sketches. Does Seeed Studio have any plans to rectify this design issue? The reason I ask is I like the features and form factor of the S3, and would like to purchase more of them for future projects…but not if this issue persists. Any feedback you could provide would be greatly appreciated! - Frank

Hello @mi2024
The size of the XIAO has caused us to have to make some trade-offs with the serial chip. Currently, the problem can only be solved by ‘BOOT BUTTON’.
Thank you for your understanding and support, we apologize for any inconvenience caused!

Thanks for your reply @Seeed_Seraphina. I came across this troubleshooting video that explains why an insufficient capacitor rating might be responsible for the code upload failure issue in an ESP32. The solution is to solder in a 1 microfared electrolytic capacitor between the EN pin and GND. I’m interested in your thoughts on this possible fix.

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