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Re: mkinitrd, ehci-hcd, error -71 on boot



On Tuesday 14 August 2007 07:14pm, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> Hi, guys:
>
> I just found that ehci is loaded last in Rawhide. Does anyone remember why?
>
> FYI, I was working on RHEL 5 bug (234847) where someone lost patience
> with those spurious -71s at boot. I know these messages bug people in
> Fedora as well. IIRC Chuck even asked me specifically if anything can
> be done.
>
> If nobody has a specific objections, I think we should implement this,
> it's overdue.
>
> Cheers,
> -- Pete
>
> --- /sbin/mkinitrd.fcs	2007-08-14 17:30:31.000000000 -0700
> +++ /sbin/mkinitrd	2007-08-14 17:31:10.000000000 -0700
> @@ -991,9 +991,9 @@ for n in $PREMODS; do
>  done
>
>  if [ "$withusb" == "1" ]; then
> +    findmodule ehci-hcd
>      findmodule uhci-hcd
>      findmodule ohci-hcd
> -    findmodule ehci-hcd
>  fi
>
>  if [ "x$PROBE" == "xyes" ]; then

I've wondered for a long time why the ehci driver wasn't first.  I've seen 
many a system (especially notebooks) where the USB 2.0 ports were running as 
USB 1.1.  I hope there's no good reasons to stop this change from going in.

Thank you.
-- 
Lamont Peterson <lamont gurulabs com>
Senior Instructor
Guru Labs, L.C. [ http://www.GuruLabs.com/ ]

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