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Old 04-13-2004, 03:35 PM   #1
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USB Hotplugging in LFS

Hi all, i'm running LFS CVS, but i'm wondering how i can get LFS to autodetect my USB devices?? Any ideas??
Should i install any scripts or so?
Old 04-20-2004, 04:36 PM   #2
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How do you mean, autodetect? For me the kernel treats different USB devices differently, depending what they are. It mounts my printer at /dev/usblp0, I'm not really sure where it mounts the speedtouch modem because that is handled by a kernel module and the other things (Iomega hard drive, a digital camera and an mp3 player) are all seen as block memory devices and it mounts them at /dev/sda1. Things which help with handling USB devices are usbutils and hotplug


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