Ubuntu vs USB problem

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Wed Sep 29 20:10:25 UTC 2004

On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 09:57:07PM +0200, Maciej Rutkowski wrote:

> I'm new to this group and have searched through the archive and didn't find
> any indications of a problem I had being any way of a common one.
> Already in the install process syslog shows some USB module failures which
> then lead to a hang-up during the boot-up of newly installed Ubuntu .
> It stops right after a "Starting usb.rc" message and only thing that helps
> is to remove an execute bit from that script but that's not what I want,
> because I have a USB mouse for one, without which the graphical interface is
> not that convenient. ;)

Which kernel are you running?  I had a problem with identical symptoms, and
it was fixed by a change in the latest kernel.


mizar:[~] dpkg -l linux-image-`uname -r`
| Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name           Version        Description
ii  linux-image-2.      Linux kernel image for version on 38

If that doesn't help, you can try booting with "noapic".

 - mdz

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