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    SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] Re: usb: replace __setup("nousb") with __module_param_call
    On Tue, 3 Jan 2006, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:

    > On 1/3/06, Alan Stern <> wrote:
    > >
    > > usb-handoff no longer exists. The kernel now takes USB host controllers
    > > away from the BIOS as soon as they are discovered.
    > >
    > Yes! YES! YEEEEES!
    > *Dmitry dances and rejoices*

    It may not be totally advantageous. Sometimes people have trouble with
    system installs, when for some reason the USB HID driver doesn't work.
    If you've got a USB keyboard now you're pretty well stuck, whereas in the
    past you could specify "nousb" and the BIOS would continue to drive the

    Alan Stern

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