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Old 11-01-2005, 07:58 AM   #1
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cannot open /proc/bus/usb/devices, No such file or directory


I tried to get my scanner (epson 1200) running. So I made a "cat /proc/bus/usb/devices"
to get necessary device Informations. The problem is that the device does not exist, the whole directory (/proc/bus/usb) is empty. My usb sticks all work fine. So how could I solve this? Maybe somethings wrong in my kernel-config??

please have a look at it. Or are there other possible causes for that?


Thanks in advance - Thorsten
Old 11-02-2005, 01:11 AM   #2
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try as root:

mount -t usbfs usbfs /proc/bus/usb/
Old 11-02-2005, 12:57 PM   #3
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usbfs was already mounted, this was not the problem. I found that the problem was caused by my self configured kernel. I dissabled module-support cause I did not need any modules. This was the problem, I do not know why, but it seems that you need it to get it working!



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