disabling usb devices in a laptop

Aaron Toponce aaron.toponce at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 09:36:47 MST 2008


On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 09:22:06AM -0700, Andrew McNabb wrote:
> In Fedora, it looks like they must compile USB in to the kernel, since
> I'm not seeing any USB-related modules in lsmod.
> 
> I was worried that the keyboard and trackpad might be attached to USB,
> but it looks like they aren't.  So I suppose I could keep USB disabled
> except when I need it.  I wonder what the best way to do that in Fedora
> is.

The core USB modules in Fedora are:

uhci-hcd.ko - USB 1.1 for Intel/VIA
ohci-hcd.ko - USB 1.1 for everyone else
ehci-hcd.ko - USB 2.0 for all

Not sure if there are specific USB modules for bluetooth or webcams, as
I don't use either.
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