lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Dec]   [24]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: [Linux-usb-users] VIA Chipsets + USB + SMP == UGLY TRASH
Date
On Monday 24 December 2001 10:47 am, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 24, 2001 at 10:32:49AM +0100, Juergen Sauer wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Merry X-Mas everywhere !
> >

And a Happy New Year to us all :)

> > So, my USB tryout is over.
> > This is the expierience report:
> > You should not try to use VIA Chipsets + SMP + USB, that's
> > the worst thinkable idea. It's junk (usb-Part).
>
> Depends on the motherboard. What one do you have?
>
..... [ snipped]
>
> I have a SMP motherboard that requires this (noapic setting). With that
> set, everything works fine including bulk transfers and all other USB
> devices that I have.

I also have an SMP system using VIA. Its an Asus dual coppermine, I
do not recall the exact board number.

I don't have a large variety of USB devices on it. But what I have used
works fine.

This motherboard does have an IOAPIC, so does not require the noapic
option.

One thing of note, there has been a bit of activity in the apic code recently,
you never did say what kernel version this was using, maybe a recent
vintage would help??

Merry New Year :)

--
Jack F. Vogel
IBM xSeries Linux Solutions
jfv@us.ibm.com (at work)
jfv@Bluesong.NET (at home)


-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:14    [W:0.115 / U:0.212 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site