Kernel 2.6.10 and later issues with USB

Matt Patterson matt at
Sun Sep 11 15:16:47 UTC 2005

It works just fine (although buggy) and it is the only way (at least for 
me) that I can take advantage of the usb 2.0 features of my equipment. I 
would love someone to tell me different so I could stop sing it because 
of its problems, but for hte time being I shall cope and enjoy usb 2.0 


Magnus Therning wrote:

>On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 05:07:21PM -0400, Matt Patterson wrote:
>>I just thought I should point out that uhci_hcd and ehci_hcd do not
>>have the same purpose. uhci_hcd is for usb 1.1 devices (low and full
>>speed). ehci_hcd is for usb 2.0 devices (hi speed devices). I will
>>admit that the ehci_hcd has a LOT of bugs in it and its compatibility
>>is less than stellar, so going back to the uhci_hcd will make things
>>work better, just slower!!
>Does it work at all?
>Using ehci_hcd results in the USB device being discovered over and over,
>reporting it all in /var/log/messages.

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