USB host controllers on a server that does not use USB devices?

illoai at illoai at
Wed Mar 20 14:06:55 UTC 2013

On 20 March 2013 05:10, Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at> wrote:
> This is on an ia64 server.
> Do I need these devices in kernel:
> device          ehci            # EHCI host controller
> device          ohci            # OHCI PCI->USB interface
> device          uhci            # UHCI PCI->USB interface
> if I don't ever attach any usb devices to it?

Probably not on a server, but there are some built-in
devices in some notebooks (webcam & bluetooth)
that are run through a usb bus.

usbconfig(8) may be helpful.


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