[SATLUG] wireless usb network adapter problem

Chris Lemire good_bye300 at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 18 18:45:11 CST 2008


My printer is being shared by the Debian computer. It works using cups to share to windows and linux computers, no samba needed. My wireless mouse receiver shows up. Now I have my printer and wireless usb network adapter hooked in. lsusb wouldn't respond this time. I had to kill that terminal window. I think ndiswrapper recognized it and tried to load the driver I had gave it in the past. Here's some dmesg output.

 [<c0101005>] kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0xb
Code: d1 8b 40 10 83 c0 08 89 04 24 89 c7 89 d8 f2 ae f7 d1 49 ff 34 24 41 ba 06 00 00 00 89 f0 e8 74 fb ff ff 5b 8b 45 70 85 c0 74 3d <8b> 40 40 83 7e 64 00 89 44 24 2c 0f 85 af 00 00 00 8b 86 a8 00
EIP: [<c022fe52>] rtnetlink_fill_ifinfo+0x3ed/0x506 SS:ESP 0068:c9a23ef0
 <6>usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 105
usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 106
usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 107
usb 1-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
usb 1-1: reset full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 107
ndiswrapper: driver net8187b (Realtek Semiconductor Corp.,05/04/2007,5.1082.0504.2007) loaded
debian:~#




Chris Lemire <good_bye300 at yahoo.com> wrote: Other usb devices that I have tested on the machine to work such as a Logitech wireless mouse receiver. Does not anybody know how to help or make suggestions to this problem?

Chris Lemire  wrote: I'm trying to use a wireless usb network adapter on another computer running Debian 4.0. It is stable right now, but I plan on upgrading it to testing. I've used this wireless network adapter on other computers before, and it works just fine with ndiswrapper as long as I'm not using 64 bit Linux. When I plug it into the computer, the green light does not come on, and lsusb does not show it. I've tried both usb ports with the same results. dmesg shows this after unplugging it and plugging it into another usb port.

usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 95
usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 96
usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 97
usb 1-1: device not accepting address 97, error -71
usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 98
usb 1-1: device not accepting address 98, error -71
ndiswrapper version 1.51 loaded (smp=yes, preempt=no)
usbcore: registered new driver ndiswrapper
usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 99
usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 100
usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 101
usb 1-1: device not accepting address 101, error -71
usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 102
usb 1-1: device not accepting address 102, error -71
debian:~#

I guess that info is useless, but it shows that Linux can see something is being plugged into the usb port though it can't distinguish what it is. What's the solution to this problem?


Christopher Lemire 

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