FC3, USB stick, and IBM t41 laptop oddities

Satish Balay balay at fastmail.fm
Sat Jan 8 03:43:06 UTC 2005


On Fri, 7 Jan 2005, James Mckenzie wrote:

> I think that the USB ports on a T40/T41 are USB 1.1.  USB 2.0 did
> not get into Thinkpads until the X50/R50 generation.  Of course, I
> could be incorrect.  I do know that the ports on my A22 are not USB
> 2.0.

Yeah - you are incorrect :). T40/T41 have USB-2 ports. Mine were in
working condition (with FC1) for a few months - and failed later
(which probably coincided with a FC1 kernel update - causing me
confusion - as to the cause of the failure)

Since usb-1 was still working - there was no urgency for me to get
this problem resolved.

I've noticed another poster on linux-thinkpad with this problem - so
on my count 4 of us have encountered this issue.

I'll have to wait and see if replacing the system board fixes this
problem for me (or not...)

Satish




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