Subject: Re: umass problems with camera
To: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Lennart Augustsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/06/2003 10:23:15
Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> Is this the cause of USB mass storage devices silently doing nothing
> useful when they're plugged in? I'm glad it's been found, and a
> message is better than nothing, but is a better fix possible? In
> particular, is there some way that that some amount of space can be
> reserved at boot time for later use by USB storage devices?
It could be fixed properly in the USB code, but that's more work
than I have time for at the moment.
All it's trying to allocate is 64K of contiguous memory. That didn't
seem to be a problem in the olden days. I'm not sure when it changed.
Maybe with UVM or UBC.