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Re: file corruption

On 29 April 2017 at 08:45, Thomas Mueller <> wrote:
> from Patrick Welche and David Brownlee:
>> > Netbooting 7.1, a cvs co through re(4) appears to be clean.
>> > Unfortunately I can't run 7.1, as it's a new computer which only
>> > has USB3 ports, so no keyboard on 7.1.
>> In case it helps the latest netbsd-7 branch builds from
>> should have the
>> USB-3 code pulled up from -current.
>> David
> Even without USB 3 support, wouldn't a USB keyboard work, assuming its connection is USB <= 2.0?
> USB 3 should be backward compatible, and USB 2.0 or 1.1 would be just as fast as 3.0 with a keyboard since the limiting factor would be finger speed.

A USB 3 controller can handle earlier USB devices, but the OS needs
the driver to talk to the USB 3 chipset. Its akin to driving a Gigabit
network card to talk to 100baseT devices :)


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