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Re: Request for assistance with a bug

On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 11:07:43PM +0930, myblog1980 wrote:
> I'm an Ubuntu user who is having an ongoing problem with USB file  
> transfers.  This issue also seems to be affecting a significant number  
> of other Ubuntu users, and I have also been reading reports of it  
> appearing in other distros.  I've reported it to the Ubuntu devs,  
> however their investigations only went as far as testing for it on one  
> or two computers, not finding it, and labeling it as low priority  
> because it's a problem that "only some people get".  Despite repeated  
> attempts, I haven't been able to get them interested in investigating  
> any further.

If you can't reproduce it what can you do?

> I recently happened upon a partial solution, that has at least enabled  
> me to stop booting a live CD to copy files.  I added "pci=routeirq" to  
> my boot options and it restored about 80% of my USB file transfer speed  
> on both my computers, though I'm still only getting 10mb/s via Samba to  

In the kernel bootup messages:

root@box:/var/cache/apt/archives# dmesg | grep pci=routeirq
[    0.448613] PCI: If a device doesn't work, try "pci=routeirq".  If it helps, post a report

Although it doesn't say where to post the report. :-(

"One, with God, is always a majority, but many a martyr has been burned
   at the stake while the votes were being counted."  -- Thomas B. Reed

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