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ccookie66
April 13th, 2011, 04:26 AM
Hello, I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my IBM ThinkPad, and when I plug a USB drive into the laptop, nothing happens. ? How can I fix this?? Thanks.

mikewhatever
April 13th, 2011, 05:50 AM
Can you post the output of dmesg | tail. What file system is there on the usb drive?

ccookie66
April 13th, 2011, 11:10 AM
Can you post the output of dmesg | tail. What file system is there on the usb drive?

Wow, this doesn't look good...

[ 277.716395] hub 1-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 4
[ 277.960107] usb 1-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 22
[ 278.028405] hub 1-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 4
[ 278.216435] hub 1-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 4
[ 278.404439] hub 1-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 4
[ 278.592441] hub 1-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 4
[ 278.780434] hub 1-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 4
[ 278.968435] hub 1-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 4
[ 279.212167] usb 1-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 28
[ 279.280315] hub 1-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 4

I think it formated as FAT32.

mikewhatever
April 13th, 2011, 01:11 PM
There is a bug report about this issue, and post #74 suggests a solution.
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/256767

... and here is another:
http://www.absolutelytech.com/2010/04/18/solved-unable-to-enumerate-usb-device-disabling-ehci_hcd/

ccookie66
April 13th, 2011, 07:33 PM
There is a bug report about this issue, and post #74 suggests a solution.
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/256767

... and here is another:
http://www.absolutelytech.com/2010/04/18/solved-unable-to-enumerate-usb-device-disabling-ehci_hcd/

Thanks it worked! :) Problem solved!