[Soekris] USB PCI card boot problems
dragonsfire at lineone.net
Mon Jul 5 23:47:47 UTC 2004
On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 11:09, Bernd Walter wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 08:07:31PM +0100, Philip Heron wrote:
> > Hiya everyone,
> > I got a PCI USB controller today, but I can't get the 4501 to boot with
> > it. It gets to:
> > POST: 0123456789bcefghipajklnoq,
> > and that's it.
> > A sign that the card needs to much power than the soekris PCI port
> > provides perhaps? The card is a Belkin F5U219 PCI Rev 4.
> A sign that is very similar to what I had seen with a card that
> had a 3.3V notch but in fact wasn't 3.3V.
> In my case it broke the IRF7303 from the 3.3V power regulator as the
> card had shortened the 5V with the 3.3V line.
> I personally gave it up to buy reliable priceless USB PCI cards
> and switched to 4511 + cardbus USB.
Well my soekris survived my experiment, and it turns out it was a power
problem. I changed the PSU, et voila, it boots as normal with the USB
controller and lspci finds it. No USB drivers in the kernel yet to try
PS. Is the mail server for this list working? I'm having trouble posting
and haven't seen any new messages since Thursday.
Philip Heron <dragonsfire at lineone.net>
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