This patch adds USB capabilities to libpayload. It requires some
memalign implementation (eg. the one I sent yesterday).
 - UHCI controller driver
 - UHCI root hub driver
 - USB MSC (Mass Storage Class) driver
 - skeleton of a USB HID driver
   (requires better interrupt transfer handling, which is TODO)
 - skeleton of a USB hub driver
   (needs several blank spots filled in, eg. power management.
    Again: TODO)

OHCI and EHCI are not supported, though OHCI support should be rather
easy as the stack provides reasonable abstractions (or so I hope). EHCI
will probably be more complicated.

Isochronous transfers (eg. webcams, audio stuff, ...) are not supported.
They can be, but I doubt we'll have a reason for that in the boot

The MSC driver was tested against a couple of USB flash drives, and
should be reasonably tolerant by now. But I probably underestimate
the amount of bugs present in USB flash drives, so feedback is welcome.

Signed-off-by: Patrick Georgi <>
Acked-by: Jordan Crouse <>

git-svn-id: svn:// 2b7e53f0-3cfb-0310-b3e9-8179ed1497e1
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