Re: khubd timed out - Solved
On Thu, 02 Feb 2006 15:47:23 -0500
"Thomas H. George" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 11:55:42AM -0500, Thomas H. George wrote:
> > I have two boxes - both Sarge but with a 2.6.11 kernel built from
> > kernel-source-2.6.11_2.6.11.orig.tar.gz which I downloaded from testing
> > last summer. One box accepts usb devices (usb storage, Wacom tablet)
> > with no problem the other does not reporting a series of "khubd timed
> > out ..." messages. The kernels for the two boxes are identical as I
> > copied the kernel source and .config files from the box which accepts
> > the usb devices to the other box, unzipped and un-tarred the source
> > files and compiled a new kernel with the copied .config file. The two
> > boxes do not have an identical set of Sarge programs as they are used
> > for different purposes but dmesg, syslog and kern.log give me no clue
> > why the second box will not accept the usb devices other than the khubd
> > timed out messages.
> > Does anyone have suggestions where I should look for the root of this
> > problem?
> > Tom George
> APIC was the culprit. When I turned this option off in Processor
> Features and recompiled the kernel all the usb devices load and unload
> correctly. I am not sure how it was that the other box was not using
> APIC as it was selected in the .config I copied but to be sure I have
> turned it off in both .config files.
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You can also turn it off with boot option 'noapic'
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