linux-image-2.6.28-11-generic modularity

Nikias Bassen nikias at
Mon Apr 6 10:47:24 BST 2009


thanks for the tip, but unfortunately, on my T41p I cannot disable any USB

On Sun, 05 Apr 2009 10:23:32 +0100
Scott James Remnant <scott at> wrote:

> On Fri, 2009-04-03 at 22:18 +0200, Nikias Bassen wrote:
> > I'm currently testing jaunty running kernel 2.6.28-11-generic. I'm having
> > some issues with my usb-2.0 hardware (hardware defect) so I wanted to unload
> > ehci-hcd (because usb1.1 is running flawlessly), but I noticed it's compiled
> > in. Is there a reason why *hci_hcd are compiled in? Would be nice if this
> > could be changed again like it was in previos ubuntu kernels.
> > 
> All of the USB Host Controller Drivers are compiled into the kernel
> because there are strict ordering requirements between them that can
> only be guaranteed by compiling in.
> Most BIOS allow you to disable the USB 2.0 Host on your machine, have
> you tried that?
> Scott
> -- 
> Scott James Remnant
> scott at

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