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

spiky martynvidler at aol.com
Mon Mar 11 15:06:35 PDT 2013

On 11/03/13 21:57, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> spiky wrote:
>> 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.
>>>> 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.
>> Ok renaming those files fixed the boot problem, So what will be the
>> fix?? What difference will it make?
> The problem then is udev.  You can run udevd from the command line.
> Check out the udevd man page and try running --debug.  Since it seems to
> be hw specific, I don't think I can help any more.
>     -- Bruce
What impact will this have ???

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