Re: 2.4.17 - hanging due to usb

From: Greg KH (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 13:39:48 EST

On Mon, Jan 07, 2002 at 04:43:47PM +1100, Dylan Egan wrote:
> >Can you not load the usb-storage driver, load the usbcore module, and
> >the USB host driver that you are using, and point hotplug to somewhere
> >else:
> > echo /bin/true > /proc/sys/kernel/hotplug
> >
> >Then plug in your device, and send the output of /proc/bus/usb/devices
> >to the list (and the linux-usb-devel list, which is a better place for
> >this :)
> I only got this extra bit of infomation from the way you said for me to do
> it.
> When i loaded usbcore this time it said cant get major 180 for usb....
> Ok i loaded it as you said it all went find but it never gave me anything
> when i went to do "cat /proc/bus/usb/devices".

Oops, forgot to tell you to mount usbdevfs. Try these steps then:

  insmod usbcore
  mount -t usbdevfs none /proc/bus/usb
  insmod usb-uhci
  {plug in device}
  cat /proc/bus/usb/devices


greg k-h
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Mon Jan 07 2002 - 21:00:35 EST