USB Problem?

Declan Moriarty declan.moriarty at ntlworld.ie
Tue Aug 10 07:47:50 PDT 2004


Simon Geard enlightened us
> On Tue, 2004-08-10 at 20:31, Declan Moriarty wrote:
> > Ewan Grantham enlightened us
> > > On Tue, 10 Aug 2004 22:55:15 +1200, Simon Geard <delgarde at ihug.co.nz> wrote:
> > > > On Tue, 2004-08-10 at 13:41, Ewan Grantham wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > > Unplugging and then plugging in my Linksys WUSB11 v2.8 gives the
> > > > > following message:
> > > > >
> > > > > usb1-1:new full speed USB device using address 5
> > > > > midi:probe of 1-1:1.0 failed with error -5
> > > > >
> > > > > so it's possible I'm having a USB problem? Any idea what I might have
> > > > > misconfigured in my kernel or additional package I might need? I've
> > > > > built the Atmel drivers for the device, but they don't seem to load -
> > > > > which I assume is because of the error above.
> > > > 
> > > > What happens if you try to load the drivers manually with modprobe?
> > > 
> > > Modprobe or insmod, I get the drivers loaded (based on seeing them
> > > with lsmod), but they don't seem to find the device. Which is why I'm
> > > assuming it's a USB rather than driver issue.
> > 
> > presuming you are on a 2.4x kernel, there were 4 modules for the
> > controller, to be loaded after usbcore. I take it /proc/bus/usb exists;
> > if not make that directory. I have these lines in modules.conf
> 
> Don't do that - you shouldn't be making files in /proc manually. The
> empty /proc/bus/usb directory is created automatically when usbcore is
> loaded (assuming usbfs is enabled in the kernel). You then mount usbfs
> to that directory, like any filesystem (why they made mounting it a
> manual process, I've no idea).
> 

Sounds like a few people read what I said and _the resr_ of it might be
good advice ;-)


I believe you all, but I had to make the directory manually..... I dunno. 
-- 

	With best Regards,


	Declan Moriarty.



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