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Old 07-21-2004, 08:28 PM   #1
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Detecting USB port without.........


This might be a dumb question but its not like its the first one ive posted, lol
Is there a way to check to see if my USB ports are working without having anything hooked up to them?
 
Old 07-22-2004, 01:08 AM   #2
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I see the following messages in my /var/log/messages file when the USB ports are enabled:
usb.c: registered new driver usbdevfs
usb.c: registered new driver hub
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host/usb-uhci.c: High bandwidth mode enabled
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host/usb-uhci.c: USB UHCI at I/O 0xe000, IRQ 5
host/usb-uhci.c: Detected 2 ports
usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
hub.c: USB hub found
hub.c: 2 ports detected
host/usb-uhci.c: v1.275:USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver
usb.c: registered new driver hid
hid-core.c: v1.8.1 Andreas Gal, Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@suse.cz>
hid-core.c: USB HID support drivers

I also see usbdevfs and usbfs listed in /proc/filesystems
 
Old 07-22-2004, 08:25 PM   #3
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Thanks for posting that Idaho. Mine looks almost the same except for different IRQ assignment, So It would seem that my USB ports should work when I attempt to use them. Thanks again.
 
  


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