Cross-cable USB 3.0
Drivers xHCI you have an alternative in Linux kernel development branch-next and shortly after the publication of kernel 2.6.30 (expected in August this year) should get to the main branch 2.6.31. Anyone who would like to see the drivers already, should review the GIT repository of Sarah Sharp.
The source code contains the phrase "Copyright (C) 2008 Intel Corp..." No wonder - Intel host was to work on USB 3.0 specification, and a representative of corporate deals in the USB Implementers Forum armchair President.
Prepared drivers were tested on hardware Fresco Logic. During the Computex trade fair this year the company demonstrated the Asus and ASRock motherboards Intel's the P55 chipset and LGA1156 stand, they will work with USB 3.0 peripheral devices.