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Old 04-25-2013, 01:21 AM   #1
cazzette
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udev question: using external programs to name device


Hi all, I'm stuck on this udev rule. I want to use a shell script to name a device.

/etc/udev/rules.d/00-cazzette.rules:
KERNEL=="sr0", PROGRAM="/etc/cazzette %k", SYMLINK+="%c"

/etc/cazzette:
echo cazzette_$1

This should name my device as /dev/cazzette_sr0, correct? For some reason, it's not working. Can someone give me a tip why it's not?

What I want to do is actually much more complicated. I want to eventually do something like PROGRAM="/etc/cazzette %p" and run the devpath through a bunch of find/cut/awk/sed/etc.

Thanks!
 
Old 04-25-2013, 01:04 PM   #2
cazzette
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I think I figured it out. I needed a shebang (#!/bin/sh) in /etc/cazzette. Didn't think it was that critical to cause it to fail.
 
  


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