Bug 149248 - usb legacy freezes fedora
usb legacy freezes fedora
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-02-21 11:55 EST by Marcel Edward Verhagen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-08-18 13:57:18 EDT
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Description Marcel Edward Verhagen 2005-02-21 11:55:39 EST
Description of problem:

Fedora core 3 (and other linuxes) freezes on plugging in the usb
camera (or other usb stuff)

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How reproducible:
Very. 

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Activate the usb legacy in the bios setup. (before starting linux)
2. plug in some kind of usb device
3. 
  
Actual results:
And linux freezes ...

Expected results:
The usb camera shoud be mounted.

Additional info:
I don't know what usb legacy is. 
I didn't even knew it existed.
I now know the usb legacy should be off by default.
Comment 1 Thomas Woerner 2005-02-21 12:42:35 EST
Assigning to kernel.
Comment 2 Pete Zaitcev 2005-08-18 13:57:18 EDT
Actually, contemporary Fedora attempts to switch the legacy off through
the "handover" mechanism. But naturally, a BIOS dumb enough to freeze
often fails to implement handover properly as well.

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