Abysmal performance on external usb drive

Jonathan Noack noackjr at alumni.rice.edu
Fri Jan 13 15:26:54 PST 2006

Dread Pirate Mal wrote:
> On 1/13/06, Ollivier Robert <roberto at keltia.freenix.fr> wrote:
>> Please re-check then as if your controller support EHCI, it should appear
>> in the dmesg output.
>>> uhci0: <Intel 82801BA/BAM (ICH2) USB controller USB-A> port
>> 0xef40-0xef5f
>   Hmm, it's not showing ehci at all. According to the docs the controller in
> the
> motherboard *is* usb 2.0, and the drive itself shows up as 2.0 if attached
> to another
> (windows) system.

I know you have the latest BIOS version, but check your BIOS settings. 
I've seen many motherboards that have a setting for 1.1 only or both 
1.1/2.0.  This could explain it.

Also, what's the output of 'pciconf -lv'?


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