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Hello, I have little problem with Slackware 10. Running 2.6.9 kernel on laptop. I can't see any usb drives such as sda1 (on SuSe, Mandrake there weren't any problems). I've ...
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    problems with USB key


    Hello,
    I have little problem with Slackware 10. Running 2.6.9 kernel on laptop. I can't see any usb drives such as sda1 (on SuSe, Mandrake there weren't any problems). I've been trying to configure kernel, but all my efforts seems hopeless. What should I do (check) to make my usb drive work

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    well..

    is it detected
    does any other Usb device work
    did you try to mount the device
    ...
    Please post what you've try so far, also post the answer to the question,...
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    No it is not detected.
    I've been trying to install different drivers (sorted by models).
    and why should I mount, if I can't see any usb drives?!..
    that's the problem (on SuSE I had no complaint).

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    if you run
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    dmesg
    does it ouput anything in the like of sd*?
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    hm, related:

    usbcore: registered new driver usbfs
    usbcore: registered new driver hub
    ...
    USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver 2.2
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    usbcore: registered new driver usblp

    strange isn't it? Nothing with sd*

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    well since you do have the usb driver laoded, the kernel is probly out of question...
    ...

    I have to go... but here's a link I just got accross, to support your problem , and it might get you right on track,...

    Hope it helps
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    thanks for the stuff, I'll keep working on it.

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    At last, it is working. Problems with hotplug and kernel configuration (USB Mass Storage Support).

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    Can you post the exact thing you've done please. Since other might have the same issue, it would be nice to have a written solution

    Thanks in advance
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    First, compiling the kernel:
    Code:
    cd /usr/src/linux-2.*.*
    make menuconfig
    Find "Device drivers" > "USB Support".
    My config:
    <*> Support for Host-side USB[*] USB verbose debug messages
    <*> EHCI HCD (USB 2.0) support
    <*> UHCI HCD (most Intel and VIA) support
    <*> USB Mass Storage support[*] USB Mass Storage verbose debug
    then save .config and:
    Code:
    make && make modules_install
    reboot
    If hotplug isn't enabled, enable it:
    Code:
     pkgtool
    "Setup">tick "hotplug">"OK" & "Yes"
    Exit & reboot
    Now You should see sda1 in /dev

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