USB not working ona Toshiba laptop

Stephen Corbesero flash at
Wed Oct 27 18:08:03 PDT 2004

I recently bought a Toshiba Laptop (A65-1662) and installed FreeBSD 5.x
(current 5.3+).  

I am having trouble with the USB.  It is recognized at bootup.  If I
have a usb device plugged in during bootup, the device is recognized,
but, by the time the boot is finished, the usb port becomes disabled.

If I plug devices in after bootup, they are not recognized.  I have
started usbd in debugging mode, and no events are ever registered, so
no devices ever get attached.

I have checked the original system summary from Windows, and I noticed
that the irq assigned under Windows to the usb ports is 19 (?), but
FreeBSD is assigning them to 5.  IRQ 5 just happens to be the irq for
the software winmodem, which does not get recognized by FreeBSD, even
with the ltmdm port.

So, I am thinking that the winmodem is somehow attaching to irq5 even
though it is not really a valid device.  I have tried to get the usb
devices to load at a different interrupt, but they are pci devices and
don't appear to follow any loader hints.

Anyway, I was wondering if anyone can help.  It would be really nice
to use my usb ports.

Here is my dmesg output

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FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE #10: Wed Oct 27 17:36:52 EDT 2004
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Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
CPU: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.53GHz (2533.44-MHz 686-class CPU)
  Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0xf33  Stepping = 3
real memory  = 738131968 (703 MB)
avail memory = 712556544 (679 MB)
acpi0: <INSYDE RSDT_000> on motherboard
acpi0: Power Button (fixed)
acpi_ec0: <Embedded Controller: GPE 0x7> port 0x66,0x62 on acpi0
Timecounter "ACPI-fast" frequency 3579545 Hz quality 1000
acpi_timer0: <32-bit timer at 3.579545MHz> port 0x4008-0x400b on acpi0
cpu0: <ACPI CPU (2 Cx states)> on acpi0
acpi_tz0: <Thermal Zone> on acpi0
acpi_lid0: <Control Method Lid Switch> on acpi0
acpi_button0: <Power Button> on acpi0
acpi_acad0: <AC Adapter> on acpi0
acpi_cmbat0: <Control Method Battery> on acpi0
pcib0: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> port 0xcf8-0xcff iomem 0xfff80000-0xffffffff on acpi0
pci0: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib0
pcib1: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 1.0 on pci0
pci1: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib1
drm0: <ATI Radeon RS250 Mobility IGP> port 0xc000-0xc0ff mem 0xe0000000-0xe000ffff,0xa0000000-0xa7ffffff irq 11 at device 5.0 on pci1
info: [drm] Initialized radeon 1.11.0 20020828 on minor 0
ohci0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> mem 0xf0001000-0xf0001fff irq 5 at device 19.0 on pci0
usb0: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> on ohci0
usb0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0: (0x1002) OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub0: 3 ports with 3 removable, self powered
ohci1: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> mem 0xf0002000-0xf0002fff irq 5 at device 19.1 on pci0
usb1: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb1: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> on ohci1
usb1: USB revision 1.0
uhub1: (0x1002) OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub1: 3 ports with 3 removable, self powered
ehci0: <EHCI (generic) USB 2.0 controller> mem 0xf0003000-0xf0003fff irq 5 at device 19.2 on pci0
ehci_pci_attach: companion usb0
ehci_pci_attach: companion usb1
usb2: EHCI version 1.0
usb2: companion controllers, 3 ports each: usb0 usb1
usb2: <EHCI (generic) USB 2.0 controller> on ehci0
usb2: USB revision 2.0
uhub2: (0x1002) EHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub2: 6 ports with 6 removable, self powered
pci0: <serial bus, SMBus> at device 20.0 (no driver attached)
atapci0: <GENERIC ATA controller> port 0x8070-0x807f,0x376,0x170-0x177,0x3f6,0x1f0-0x1f7 at device 20.1 on pci0
ata0: channel #0 on atapci0
ata1: channel #1 on atapci0
isab0: <PCI-ISA bridge> at device 20.3 on pci0
isa0: <ISA bus> on isab0
pcib2: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 20.4 on pci0
pci2: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib2
ath0: <Atheros 5212> mem 0xd0010000-0xd001ffff irq 10 at device 4.0 on pci2
ath0: mac 5.9 phy 4.3 5ghz radio 4.6
ath0: Ethernet address: 00:90:96:cb:46:3a
ath0: 11g rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps 6Mbps 9Mbps 12Mbps 18Mbps 24Mbps 36Mbps 48Mbps 54Mbps
cbb0: <TI1410 PCI-CardBus Bridge> at device 6.0 on pci2
cardbus0: <CardBus bus> on cbb0
pccard0: <16-bit PCCard bus> on cbb0
rl0: <RealTek 8139 10/100BaseTX> port 0xa000-0xa0ff mem 0xd0000000-0xd00000ff irq 11 at device 7.0 on pci2
miibus0: <MII bus> on rl0
rlphy0: <RealTek internal media interface> on miibus0
rlphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
rl0: Ethernet address: 00:a0:d1:db:0d:f9
pci0: <multimedia, audio> at device 20.5 (no driver attached)
pci0: <simple comms> at device 20.6 (no driver attached)
atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> port 0x64,0x60 irq 1 on acpi0
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> irq 1 on atkbdc0
kbd0 at atkbd0
atkbd0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
psm0: found Synaptics Touchpad
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: model Synaptics Touchpad, device ID 0-00, 3 buttons
ppc0: <ECP parallel printer port> port 0x778-0x77b,0x378-0x37f irq 7 drq 3 on acpi0
ppc0: SMC-like chipset (ECP/EPP/PS2/NIBBLE) in COMPATIBLE mode
ppc0: FIFO with 16/16/8 bytes threshold
ppbus0: <Parallel port bus> on ppc0
plip0: <PLIP network interface> on ppbus0
lpt0: <Printer> on ppbus0
lpt0: Interrupt-driven port
ppi0: <Parallel I/O> on ppbus0
npx0: [FAST]
npx0: <math processor> on motherboard
npx0: INT 16 interface
orm0: <ISA Option ROMs> at iomem 0xe6000-0xe6fff,0xe0000-0xe1fff,0xc0000-0xcefff on isa0
pmtimer0 on isa0
sc0: <System console> at flags 0x100 on isa0
sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on isa0
Timecounter "TSC" frequency 2533435471 Hz quality 800
Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
ad0: 28615MB <TOSHIBA MK3025GAS/KA300A> [58140/16/63] at ata0-master UDMA33
acd0: CDRW <UJDA760 DVD/CDRW/1.50> at ata1-master UDMA33
Mounting root from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a

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