Re: [linux-usb-devel] Re: RFC: [2.6 patch] let BLK_DEV_UB depend on EMBEDDED

From: David Brownell
Date: Mon Dec 20 2004 - 03:03:19 EST

On Sunday 19 December 2004 10:20 pm, Matthew Dharm wrote:
> Enabling CONFIG_BLK_DEV_UB actually disables usb-storage from attaching to
> certain devices, regardless of what's loaded or not.

It also seems to mean significantly slower access (at high speed)
for the most standard devices. That doesn't seem like a win,
though I suspect fixing it should be as simple as switching over
to use the USB scatterlist calls (which usb-storage uses) ...

- Davve

> I can tell you that this has turned into the single largest source of bug
> reports/complaints about usb-storage. Something has to be done. I just
> don't know what.

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