USB Problem on a HP Compaq DC7600
punosevac at math.arizona.edu
Tue Aug 28 02:21:42 PDT 2007
If the installation is fresh you could try to install 6.2 it would take
you 10 minutes and see if it has the same problem. That way we would
eliminate another possible source of trouble which is using the older
version of OS.
Predrag Punosevac wrote:
> I have the same south bridge works like a charm with FreeBSD 6.2
> stable even with 6.1 was working
> I have the same north bridge. So the hardware is not an issue. That is
> Is it possible that 6.0 had troubles with that one or there is another
> problem with configuration.
> So you are saying that you tried to mount manually and there was a
> problem. Is it a problem with just that pen since it might
> be an issue with a specific manufacturer. Is pen msdos file system
> You are mounting as mount_msdosfs /dev/ugen0 /mnt right?
> Robert Nicholson wrote:
>> It uses an ICH7 southbridge.
>> Any ideas?
>> On 8/28/07, *Predrag Punosevac* < punosevac at math.arizona.edu
>> <mailto:punosevac at math.arizona.edu>> wrote:
>> You find the specification of your mother board and the south bridge
>> chip set should be listed. Should be included in computer
>> or go to web site of Compaq and check. That is one of the key
>> of your mother board. If I remember well the south bridge chip
>> set is
>> in charge with your USB. We could check right away against
>> hardware compatibility list if there is really some issue with
>> your chip
>> set. Since you are really running and older version of FreeBSD
>> and your Compact might be brand new maybe there is some issue. I
>> more knowledgeable get involved in our discussion.
>> Why did you post your question in multimedia? Try also posting it on
>> freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>> <mailto:freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>.
>> Robert Nicholson wrote:
>> > Hi Predrag,
>> > Thank you for your mail.
>> > I installed FreeBSD 6.0 since I was instructed to do so because we
>> > want to test the network testing tools that we develop at work
>> > specifically for systems running FreeBSD 6.0 as many of our
>> > still use FBSD 6.0
>> > I am not auto mounting the drives.
>> > I am trying to mount the drive manually but /dev/da* does not get
>> > created automatically when the drive is plugged in to the USB
>> > There is no message in dmesg or in /var/log/messages either.
>> > Yes I do have usbd_enable="YES" in /etc/rc.conf
>> > How do you find out which bridge chipset it is?
>> > Thanks.
>> > Michael.
>> > On 8/28/07, * Predrag Punosevac* < punosevac at math.arizona.edu
>> <mailto:punosevac at math.arizona.edu>
>> > <mailto:punosevac at math.arizona.edu
>> <mailto:punosevac at math.arizona.edu>>> wrote:
>> > Out of curiosity why did you install 6.0 version when there
>> is 6.2
>> > version? Are you trying to do auto mount on usb drive or you
>> > your pan manually. HAL really had issues until maybe half a
>> year ago.
>> > The question is which version of HAL you use.
>> > Do you have usbd_enable="YES" in rc.conf
>> file.(usb deamon) I do not
>> > know if the daemon is behaving differently on older machines.
>> > Try to mount thins manually first. I have intell 945G
>> chipset but
>> > that
>> > is the North Bridge. What is your south bridge Chipset?
>> > Robert Nicholson wrote:
>> > > Predrag, sorry for the mistake.
>> > >
>> > > Hi everyone,
>> > >
>> > > I just installed FreeBSD 6.0 on a HP Compaq DC7600 Small
>> > Factor
>> > > PC at work. It uses an intel 945G chipset. I could not
>> get the
>> > > broadcom NIC to work so we replaced it with a D-Link NIC and
>> > that works.
>> > >
>> > > The other problem is that the four USB ports on the
>> machine are
>> > > recognized and the /dev/ directory has character devices
>> usb1 to
>> > usb4
>> > > but plugging in any usb drive (including a USB pen drive)
>> causes the
>> > > system to hang for about 4 seconds and then the drive is
>> > > recognized. There are no /dev/da* devices, no dmesg
>> messages and no
>> > > /var/log/messages either.
>> > >
>> > > I checked the kernel config. Devices umass, ehci, ohci ,
>> > usb. da
>> > > as well as scbus are all enabled. I am at a loss on how to
>> > this
>> > > problem. Please help.
>> > >
>> > > Thanks and Regards,
>> > > Michael.
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