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SubjectRe: Linux 3.8-rc1 - another regression on USB :-(
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On Saturday 12 January 2013 14:16:02 Andreas Mohr wrote:
> > Greg, Linus,
> > It sounds insane, but after banging on the issue I have found out that
> > USB problem is caused (also in vanilla kernel) with a config change:
> > USB-all built as modules - bad USB
> > USB core built in, UHCI/EHCI modules - semi functional - but 1Mb/s
> > transfer
> > USB core and UHCI EHCI built-in - bingo - no issues.
> >
> > Could anybody duplicate that, or is it somehow my setup???
>
> Since there was no additional reply here (needed) so far,
> some of my (questionably relevant?) thoughts on this:
>
> There's of course the EHCI vs. UHCI(/OHCI) duality
> (EHCI host controller responsible for high speed transfers,
> the other for 1.1 full speed, both serving the same port connectors).
> So if the coordination between the two is a problem,
> you might end up with merely full speed on a 2.0 port.
>
> And with drivers builtin vs. module, the init sequence/timing
> might possibly be affected - right?

You should try EHCI first. This has always been true, but the likeliehood
of seeing trouble is variable. This is testable.

EHCI static, UHCI modular - should work
EHCI modular, UHCI static - should fail

Regards
Oliver



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