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Re: Laptop cannot detect usb devices until they are unplugged and plugged in again. Fix suggested.

On 9/8/08, luasi dubay <> wrote:
> Hi,
> My laptop cannot detect my usb mouse (hub/usb serial adapter) when I
> power it up. Rebooting does not fix the problem. I have to unplug the
> device and plug it in again to get it recognized. I have included the
> hack that fixed the problem on my machine. No time to write a real
> fix. OpenBSD has gone about it the right way (I think) but I had
> already solved the problem when I looked at their sources.
> The comment in the original NetBSD sources suggests that the author
> intended to delay only the OHCI controllers as I have done. I hope
> someone gets the time to fix this. I first saw this 3 years ago and I
> am getting tired of it.
> Thank you,
> -luasi
Maybe I should also mention that the problem goes away if I select
"Disable ACPI and SMP" at boot time. The usb devices get detected
correctly if SMP is disabled.


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