[blfs-support] Usb error on boot/ or insert

spiky martynvidler at aol.com
Mon Mar 11 14:43:29 PDT 2013

On 11/03/13 21:30, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> spiky wrote:
>> On 11/03/13 19:11, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>> spiky wrote:
>>>> Hi
>>>> I have just built LFS-7.3 I am getting an error with usb devices. They
>>>> dont get allocated to usb2 "as far as I can make out" they try usb1 1st.
>>>> kern.log as usb device plugged in.
>>>> Kernel 3.8.2
>>>> It has a VIA motherboard
>>>> Dose anyone know of a fix
>>> I don't recognize the error you are seeing.  Can you explain it better?
>>>      Also, was it working with earlier kernels?  If so, get a copy of the
>>> config for the working kernel, copy it to the 3.8.2 source directory as
>>> .config and run 'make oldconfig'.  That will ask questions, but you can
>>> generally take the defaults.  Build and test that kernel.
>>>       -- Bruce
>> This is the 1st time I have built LFS on this machine. 3.8.2 was the
>> only kernel I have used here.
>> Google shows there was/ is a problem, I was hoping some one might have
>> come across it before.
>> Ok if the usb devices "keyboard, printer, wireless, are connected, the
>> boot hangs, while the device gets allocated to correct port. It seems to
>> happen after this
>> Mar 11 20:12:42 Planet-Server kernel: <30>[    2.764247]
>> systemd-udevd[1034]: starting version 197
>> It's hard to see what happens, When it hangs maybe 1-2 minutes, Then it
>> will load other stuff Gpm, Then hang again another 1-2 mins, Always
>> erroring "ehci-pci". Until it fixes on "uhci_hcd"
>> I can get any other info if required
>> And basically I dont know where else to ask.
> The only thing I can suggest is trying to boot without udev.  That is,
> in /etc/rc.d/rcS.d/ rename S10udev to xS10udev and S50udev_retry to
> xS50udev_retry.
> You can also try to another distro and see if there is a problem there.
>    That would test for the possibility of a hw problem.
>     -- Bruce
Ok renaming those files fixed the boot problem, So what will be the 
fix?? What difference will it make?

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