Re: 2.4.17 - hanging due to usb

From: Greg KH (
Date: Sun Jan 06 2002 - 20:33:12 EST

On Mon, Jan 07, 2002 at 12:13:55PM +1100, Dylan Egan wrote:
> Hi,
> I am currently trying to install my usb-storage device to use with 2.4.17.

Which kind of usb-storage device?

> I have my usb device connected and switched on so when i do insmod usb-uhci
> or insmod uhci it automatically picks it up and goes to install it but a
> few seconds after its done that, linux just freezes up and i can't do
> anything except reboot via the reboot switch (keyboard does not work). My
> usb is using a shared irq with onboard sound so i disabled sound in the
> BIOS and retried, only to find it failed again. I dont have enough time to
> check for any errors so i can't figure out the problem and when i check the
> logs there seems to be nothing out of the ordinary.

There is no oops message?
Has this usb-storage device ever worked on any previous kernel version?
Do any other types of USB devices work with Linux on this machine?


greg k-h
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