Abit VP6 Mother Board no USB

chris at chrismaness.com chris at chrismaness.com
Sat Jul 28 00:56:14 UTC 2007

> On Fri, 27 Jul 2007, Chris Maness wrote:
>> I moved a hard drive from a system that had working usb to an abit VP6
>> board, and FreeBSD is complaining that it can't find the USB host
>> controller.
>> Any suggestions?
>> Chris Maness
> 1. Check that the BIOS a) has USB support turned on, b) has PnP support
> properly setup (ASUS for instance has a non-PnP capable USB setting where
> the BIOS arbitrates USB usage and resource configuration, but since
> FreeBSD is PnP capable I turn that option off).
> 2. Make sure that you have correct USB support compiled into your kernel
> (just compile in ehci, ohci, and uhci in case).
> 3. Try a 7-CURRENT snapshot disk and see if USB support works or not.
>       More information would be helpful as well if those suggestions don't
> work (what version of FreeBSD are you running, exact motherboard
> specs, etc).
> Thanks,
> -Garrett
I am such a retard.  I took your advice and scanned through the BIOS, and
I saw where USB needed to enabled.  That is wierd that USB is turned off
by default.  I had to reset the CMOS after changing a battery.

Chris Maness

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