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Re: USB-related boot hang/"hang" on 5.0.1

On Sat, Oct 03, 2009 at 10:03:46PM +0000, Edward B. DREGER wrote:
> SB> Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2009 16:51:27 -0400
> SB> From: Steven Bellovin
> SB> Have you tried 'boot -c' and disable those ports?
> However, GH's and your posts made me think to try something (before
> jumping ahead to more work than was necessary):
> boot netbsd-INSTALL.gz -c
> disable ehci
> ...and I'm at the installer screen, complete with working USB keyboard.
> No "-1", "-2", "disable ohci", nor "disable uhci" needed.  Evidently:
> ehci* at pci? dev ? function ?
> is the culprit.
> This gives me (and anyone else perusing the archives) a workaround...
> but is there any additional assistance that I can provide in tracking
> down the root of the ehci(4) problem?

Just for a glimmer of hope: I was in that position with a dell - all OK
if disable ehci. After the BIOS upgrade, all was OK even with ehci...

Good luck!


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