Subject: Re: 3.0 Question
To: Brian McEwen <>
From: Andreas Fuchs <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 04/08/2006 10:48:19

My Network problems are Network related, changed my switch now.
The USB enabled kernel provided by Izumi is not booting, but if you =20
like you can test the one i compiled: =20
save the original kernel before you replace with this one :)
I also use a USB card with NEC chip.

Will test now USB again without having my Network issues



Quoting Brian McEwen <>:

> On Apr 7, 2006, at 2:57 PM, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
>> What USB host adapter did you try?
>> VIA boards may have problems on non intel based machines.
> I have a NEC chipset USB card that I never tried yet.
> Mostly, as I haven't done anything with adding devices under BSD before
> :) although I don't think it's too hard, I just have had no real need
> for a USB device yet.  It would be handy for backups of /home on
> occasion though.
> I am running 3.0 -current from the prepared July 2005 install CD; but I
> can drop a newer kernel in if need be (do I need to? I mean, I have not
> grabbed the src for 3.0, is the available kernel src the one I need or
> should I wait a bit- or use the kernel binary just posted).
> if someone can give me a brief primer on what to do I will drop the
> card in this weekend and see what happens.
> I can test it with a handful of USB storage devices or external drives.
>  Does this really need done, are most people working  happily with USB
> at this time?
> Thanks,
> Brian