[kwlug-disc] USB3 on Linux

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Fri Jun 18 11:54:43 EDT 2010


On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 11:36 AM, Steven Stillaway <steve at stillaway.net>wrote:

>  Well, I am using an ASUS U3S6 PCI card on a linux server.
>
> It is recognized fine by the kernel and works well for SATA.  For USB, I
> have plugged in USB2 devices for testing and it works, but I don't actually
> own and USB 3 devices to test them with.
>

Does dmesg show that it is different and that it is USB3 not USB2? Or does
it just degrade gracefully to USB2 and that is what Linux shows?


> I got it because I required the SATA port and thought having the USB 3 for
> the future would be a good idea.
>
> So, other then the fact that the kernel recognized it and works with no
> problems I don't have too much to report.
>

Something I would be interested in is transfer speed from a hard drive. Is
it really that different on USB3 from USB2, or will it be the same? Anyone
else has USB3 devices and can share the info?
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