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Date:      Mon, 23 Jul 2012 19:22:23 -0400
From:      Fbsd8 <fbsd8@a1poweruser.com>
To:        noc@hdk5.net
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: usb identity issue (adds more info)
Message-ID:  <500DDCAF.5040006@a1poweruser.com>
In-Reply-To: <500DC90D.7030301@hdk5.net>
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Al Plant wrote:
> Adds missing section:
> 
> Al Plant wrote:
>> Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>>>> I am having problem getting usb plug in /flash drive to come up on 
>>>> FreeBSD * several boxes with different versions of FreeBSB os I have 
>>>> 3 boxes for testing here at my shop.
>>> maybe it's late but i cannot really understand what you mean.
>>>
>>> what problems? Attach kernel output messages please.
>>>
>> Woj...
>>
>> The thumb/flash drive is showing in the dmesg as ad1 but it is not 
>> available to use. It appears the IRQ is blocked by something else. 
>> Either a IOMEGA /zip drive or the fd0. I tried 3 different computers 
>> to test and only one works if nothing else (/dev like fd0 or /zip 
>> drive is hooked up on the mobo.
>>
>> One of the techs I work with thinks a lot of mobo's have the same 
>> problem when you have more than one outside /dev is attached.
>> /Zip and /fd0 work but not /Zip if /flash is attached or plugged in.
>>
>> For example on the last computer I have tried one of 5 on an atm circuit:
>> The dmesg shows only fd0 normal. The USB0 USB1 and USB2 shows 1> USB3 
>> all connected to a hub on the mobo but only a double USB is physically 
>> useable and hooked to the board. (no way to read any ad* or da* USB). 
>> ad0 is the hd on the box.
>>
>> orm0 shows the IOMEGA as isa0 connected with vpI0 (parallel) da0s4.
> 
> Added:
>> da1 for /flash is posted on dmesg by the computer but you cant read 
>> the files on the 
> /flash from the screen as you can from /floppy or from /zip .
> 
> *****
>> The other 2 computers I tested on are for hardware bench tests and not 
> 
>> on any network.
>>
>> Thanks for your help.
>>

You did not say what release of Freebsd you are running.
Pick one pc to test on and report results from that one only.
Are you saying you have all those devices plugged into individual
USB ports at boot time?
Are all your USB devices coded in /etc/fstab
What version of USB (1, 2, 3) is your flash drive designed for?
Have you tried different manufactures of flash drives?

Post your /etc/fstab  dmesg for usb, output of usbconfig command, draw 
diagram of your usb device configuration.



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