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Re: [vox-tech] usb woes
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Re: [vox-tech] usb woes




Heya.
Ive been finding that the USB sometimes comes accross as a SCSI device.
Dont know why. but it is and my dual Celeron 500 is using it.

Dont know the particulars but I hope this sends you in the right direction.


> hello all,
>
> i have *never* played with usb at all.  last night was my first attempt,
> (just bought a handspring visor prism) and i'm afraid it failed.
> here's what i did:
>
>
> 1. compiled 2.5.1 with the following options:
>
>    CONFIG_USB (Support for USB)
>    CONFIG_USB_DEBUG (USB verbose debug messages)
>    CONFIG_USB_UHCI (UHCI: Intel, PIIX4, VIA, ...)
>    CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_VISOR (USB Handspring Visor / Palm m50x)
>
>    this is on an dual celeron 550, so i believe UHCI is correct.
>
>
> 2. created the appropriate device files:
>
>    crw-rw-rw-   root   root   188,   0 Feb 14 23:41 /dev/ttyUSB0
>    crw-rw-rw-   root   root   188,   1 Feb 14 23:41 /dev/ttyUSB1
>    crw-rw-rw-   root   root   188,   2 Feb 14 23:43 /dev/ttyUSB2
>    crw-rw-rw-   root   root   188,   3 Feb 14 23:43 /dev/ttyUSB3
>    lrwxrwxrwx   root   root   12 Feb 14 23:43 /dev/pilot -> /dev/ttyUSB1
>    lrwxrwxrwx   root   root   12 Feb 14 23:52 /dev/visor -> /dev/ttyUSB1
>
>
> 3. after rebooting, here were the assigned IRQ's:
>
>        CPU0       CPU1
>        0:      12128       0      XT-PIC  timer
>        1:         81       0      XT-PIC  keyboard
>        2:          0       0      XT-PIC  cascade
>        5:          4       0      XT-PIC  soundblaster
>        8:          2       0      XT-PIC  rtc
>        10:          0      0      XT-PIC  usb-uhci
>        11:         33      0      XT-PIC  eth0
>        12:         10      0      XT-PIC  PS/2 Mouse
>        14:      29553      0      XT-PIC  ide0
>        15:       6227      0      XT-PIC  ide1
>
>
> 4.  here's dmsg output:
>
>    usb.c: registered new driver hub
>    usb-uhci.c: $Revision: 1.268 $ time 17:52:42 Feb 14 2002
>    usb-uhci.c: High bandwidth mode enabled
>    PCI: Assigned IRQ 11 for device 00:07.2
>    usb-uhci.c: USB UHCI at I/O 0xd000, IRQ 11
>    usb-uhci.c: Detected 2 ports
>    usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
>    usb.c: kmalloc IF cddbcb00, numif 1
>    usb.c: new device strings: Mfr=0, Product=2, SerialNumber=1
>    usb.c: USB device number 1 default language ID 0x0
>    Product: USB UHCI Root Hub
>    SerialNumber: d000
>    hub.c: USB hub found
>    hub.c: 2 ports detected
>    hub.c: standalone hub
>    hub.c: ganged power switching
>    hub.c: global over-current protection
>    hub.c: Port indicators are not supported
>    hub.c: power on to power good time: 2ms
>    hub.c: hub controller current requirement: 0mA
>    hub.c: port removable status: RR
>    hub.c: local power source is good
>    hub.c: no over-current condition exists
>    hub.c: enabling power on all ports
>    usb.c: hub driver claimed interface cddbcb00
>    usb-uhci.c: v1.268:USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver
>    usb.c: registered new driver serial
>    usbserial.c: USB Serial Driver core v1.4
>    usbserial.c: USB Serial support registered for Handspring Visor/Palm
4.0
>    usbserial.c: USB Serial support registered for Sony Clié 3.5
>    visor.c: USB HandSpring Visor, Palm m50x, Sony Clié driver v1.7
>
>
> so this all looks great, doesn't it?  looks perfect.   how here is where
> the problems begin.
>
>
> 1.  it's my understanding that there should be a file /proc/bus/usb.
>     this file is missing.  i _thought_ it should be created upon
>     successful initialization of usb.c.  but it's simply not there.
>
> 2. when I settle the visor into the cradle:
>
>     hub.c: Cannot enable port 2 of hub 1, disabling port.
>     hub.c: Maybe the USB cable is bad?
>
>    of course, it's _possible_ that the cable is bad, but i seriously
>    doubt it.  i'm trying to set the visor up on rhonda's windows machine
>    right now, but i'm nearly certain it will work.
>
> 3. ever since compiling usb into my kernel, the system hangs when i
>    reboot or halt.  during the reboot/halt sequence, when "sending TERM
>    to all processes" the system just hangs.  hitting return puts a
>    newline onto the console, so i assume the kernel is just fine and
>    dandy.  it's probably waiting for something to happen.  perhaps if i
>    waited long enough, something would time out.  but i haven't waited
>    more than than 3 minutes (too impatient).  in any event, it shouldn't
>    be doing this.
>
> 4. hotsyncing, of course, doesn't work.  the visor reports that it can't
>    connect to the computer (with coldsync.  i assume the same thing will
>    happen using pilot-link.  these problems are kernel problems, not
>    application problems).  at the same time, the kernel prints alot of
>    debugging info and finally says it's disabling the usb port.
>
> i'd like to concentrate on problem 1; it seems more fundamental than the
> other problems, but at this point, i'm stuck other than to try this on
> another system.  ANY advice, thoughts or streams of consciousness would
> be appreciated.
>
> thanks,
> pete
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