Subject: Re: USB 2.0 cardbus recommendations?
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Chavdar Ivanov <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/24/2005 00:21:15
2005/11/23, Greg Troxel <>:
> I'd like to buy a cardbus USB 2.0 adapter for use with NetBSD/i386 and
> a SanDisk ImageMate multiformat card reader and a Universal Software
> Radio Peripheral (USRP).  The USRP is for use with GNU radio, and I
> hope to implement ehci(4) changes to enable higher speeds.

I use this on -current:

(the firewire occasionally causes some trouble; I avoid burning DVDs
bigged than about 2GB on this, but the ehci seems OK; haven't tried it
for a some time, though, so this pertains to -current from about two
months ago.)

Apparently uses Ali chipset:
----from the site---
...The manual describes it as an ALi chipset, the only USB2/1394
chipset that ALi make is the M5271....

> I searched and found little mention of specific models.
> sys/dev/pci/pci_ehci.c seems to match by pci class/subclass/interface
> only, so it seems that most cards claiming EHCI compliance should
> work.
> Can anyone tell me a specific model that works ok?  These seem to be
> $30-$60; if < $100 or so, cost is much less important than lack of
> hassle.