[lug] USB 2.0 and other HW issues

Michael J. Hammel mjhammel at graphics-muse.org
Thu Feb 6 13:00:33 MST 2003

On Thu, 2003-02-06 at 11:54, Ferdinand Schmid wrote:
> HI,
> 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 devices will run at USB 1.1 speeds if they can't run at 2.0
speeds.  While you don't get the benefit of 2.0, you should still be
able to use those devices under current 2.4 kernels.  At least I'm
pretty sure that's how it works.

Michael J. Hammel <mjhammel at graphics-muse.org>
Graphics Muse

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