USB 3.0 with FreeBSD 8.1
henry.olyer at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 04:28:47 UTC 2012
When I look, I see a file /dev/da0,
but I can't do anything with it. I've tried mount's and newfs and Fdisk,
nothing works. Yes, their is an entry in the /dev directory, but no it
doesn't do me a lot of good.
Now, I am willing to do USB 2.0 transfers. I'm willing to lose the 3.0
support. I got this drive so I could back my machine up, but so far it's
doing a perfectly fine imitation of a boat anchor.
If I have to, I'll put up 9.x on another machine and simply do the
transfers across a TCP/IP wire. A little slower but a day or so isn't
Now my questions:
a) Am I supposed to be able to get USB 2.0 support by simply using a
conventional cable? Because so far I'm getting nothing.
b) Does 9.0 have USB 3.0 support.
The device I am trying to use is a WD "My Essential Drive."
On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 11:02 PM, illoai at gmail.com <illoai at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27 January 2012 22:55, illoai at gmail.com <illoai at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 27 January 2012 20:22, Henry Olyer <henry.olyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> What's the plan? Anything I can do?
> > I don't see any xhci(4) support in 8-STABLE,
> > but then there's this:
> Here's me correcting myself:
> > ls /8-STABLE/src/sys/dev/usb/controller/ | grep xhci
> Looks like it is also present in 8.2.
> Doesn't look like it's in 8.1, though.
> If upgrading to 8.2 isn't a possibility, the module probably
> isn't impossible to backport.
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