Subject: Re: umass / sd and hotplug
To: Brad du Plessis <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/20/2004 09:13:05
In message <098701c4b6a7$54c81950$>, "Brad du Plessis" w
>> > This subject has been discussed repeatedly, most recently about a week
>> > ago.  Frank van der Linden posted a workaround patch; it's running
>> > beautifully for me on 2.0rc3 and 2.0rc4; see
>> >
>> sorry for the noise then. Just to say, this patch works effectively
>> perfectly, thanks for the resource
>I managed to get this patch working on NetBSD 1.6.2, the only problem is
>that it attempts to reserve 256MB memory for USB as opposed to 256KB !!
>-- snip --
>+ #ifndef USB_MEM_RESERVE
>+ #define USB_MEM_RESERVE (256 * 1024 * 1024)
>+ #endif
>-- snip --

That might explain why my machine has felt sluggish for the last few 
days...  (It's also a good leson about why patches aren't applied to 
the base system before they soak in -current for a while.)

		--Steve Bellovin,