[lug] USB 2.0 and other HW issues
Timothy C. Klein
teece at silverklein.net
Thu Feb 6 11:17:25 MST 2003
* Ferdinand Schmid (fschmid at archenergy.com) wrote:
> I am currently looking at new motherboards. It appears that USB 1.1
> has just about disappeared from the current models. Linux on the
> other hand doesn't support USB 2.0 yet. I understand that this will
> be part of the 2.6 kernel.
USB 2.0 works in 2.4.20. I just had to buy a PCI USB 2.0 card for my
machine, it works without hitch for USB 1.1 devices. I have not been
able to try it with an 2.0 devices, as I don't have any. The USB
subsystem on my motherboard died. The module you want is usb-ehci. You
also have to have usb-ohci loaded for the 1.1 devices.
> Ditto for chipsets - on the AMD side it is now just about completely
> Via 8x (SIS 8x) ... Not properly supported under Linux yet.
I hadn't heard this. What kind of troubles?
> Are we back to the days when you had to hand pick components to make
> them work under Linux or am I missing something (somewhat likely)?
Never had to do that, even when I had a cutting edge motherboard (which
was few years ago). Even if something was not optimized, it still
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