On Dec 27, 2006, at 1:54 AM, <taraniteja.vishwanatha@wipro.com> wrote:

Now we want to setup the connection between the Linux host system( 2.6.5) and the gumstix mother board using USB.

The usbnet host driver had broken compatibility with the PXA usbnet client driver until (iirc) 2.6.13 when my patches got rolled in.  You'll need to update your host linux to a more recent version.