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Dave wrote:
> According to
>
> http://www.sun.com/io_technologies/i...trolers22.html
>
> the Belkin F5U508 USB/Firewire card is "verified" for Solaris 10 on both
> SPARC and x86. So today I goes out and buys one, installs it, and it
> seems to at least work. But looking in /var/adm/messages I see:
>
>
> May 9 21:34:43 kestrel scsi: [ID 193665 kern.info] sd6 at glm0: target
> 6 lun 0
> May 9 21:34:43 kestrel genunix: [ID 936769 kern.info] sd6 is
> /pci@8,700000/scsi@6/sd@6,0
> May 9 21:39:13 kestrel usba: [ID 723738 kern.info]
> /pci@8,600000/usb@1,2 (ehci0): Due to recently discovered incompatibilities
> May 9 21:39:13 kestrel usba: [ID 723738 kern.info]
> /pci@8,600000/usb@1,2 (ehci0): with this USB controller, USB2.x transfer
> May 9 21:39:13 kestrel usba: [ID 723738 kern.info]
> /pci@8,600000/usb@1,2 (ehci0): support has been disabled. This device will
> May 9 21:39:13 kestrel usba: [ID 723738 kern.info]
> /pci@8,600000/usb@1,2 (ehci0): continue to function as a USB1.x controller.
> May 9 21:39:13 kestrel usba: [ID 723738 kern.info]
> /pci@8,600000/usb@1,2 (ehci0): If you are interested in enabling USB2.x
> May 9 21:39:13 kestrel usba: [ID 723738 kern.info]
> /pci@8,600000/usb@1,2 (ehci0): support please, refer to the ehci(7D) man
> page.
> May 9 21:39:13 kestrel usba: [ID 723738 kern.info]
> /pci@8,600000/usb@1,2 (ehci0): Please also refer to www.sun.com/io for
> May 9 21:39:13 kestrel usba: [ID 723738 kern.info]
> /pci@8,600000/usb@1,2 (ehci0): Solaris Ready products and to
> May 9 21:39:13 kestrel usba: [ID 723738 kern.info]
> /pci@8,600000/usb@1,2 (ehci0): www.sun.com/bigadmin/hcl for additional
> May 9 21:39:13 kestrel usba: [ID 723738 kern.info]
> /pci@8,600000/usb@1,2 (ehci0): compatible USB products.
>
> So it is only going to work as USB 1, which is bloody annoying, as I
> bought it to give me USB 2.0 in the Blade!
>
>
> Anyone know what the issue is which have caused Solaris to downgrade the
> card from USB 2.0 to USB 1?


If you look the log message then it gives you a hint on how to enable it
at high speed. Following the hint then the man page for ehci(7D) tells
you what to do.

By the way, the Belkin F5U220 works well, this is only USB not firewire.

John.