Re: [linux-usb-devel] PROBLEM: when booting from USB-HDD device kernel 2.4.21 is trying to mount root file system too early before usb device is found on the usb-bus

From: David Brownell (
Date: Fri Jul 04 2003 - 11:01:12 EST

Ilia A. Petrov wrote:
> When kernel is mounting root file system it is doing it too fast so
> usb-support have not ime to scan bus for mass-storage devices and
> connect them.
> ...
> or, imho better way, - when completing init of usb bus, first scans it
> and connect all devices and only after all devices were connected
> returns to main kernel code.

That might not entirely solve the problem, since the relevant device
could drop off the bus temporarily, but it seems like it'd be a step
forward. How would you make root hub ("bus") initialization do that?

- Dave

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