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Old 03-07-2005, 06:38 PM   #1
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usbdevfs not supported by kernel (2.6.11)

Ok, ive recompiled 2.6.11 a couple times now, and have got everything figured out except this. when i reboot, rhgb goes into detail mode, showing theres been a failure... under the first terminal it shows everything that was hidden by the "quiet" boot command.

After the uhci module loads, i get the error usbdevfs not supported by kernel.

after lookin this up on google, i added the following line to fstab

none /proc/bus/usb usbfs defaults 0 0

nothing changed...

what am I doing wrong? do have to have /dev enabled?

Scott McNeely
Old 03-07-2005, 11:40 PM   #2
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warnng -- just guessing
i bet you need to find in the boot scripts where the call to create usbdevfs is and change it to

you profile says fedora cap
so try editing

line 215 or so

might want to take the line out of fstab but i don't know
so many different types of init scripts -- so little understanding
Old 03-10-2005, 12:50 PM   #3
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In total there were 4 instances of usbdevfs in rc.sysinit. i changed them all to usbfs and took the line out of fstab, and all is well.

Thank you

Scott McNeely
Old 03-15-2005, 07:35 PM   #4
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This didn't happen in kernel-2.6.6... i compiled kernel- as well and got the same problem as you guys...

Well, thanks for the neat info!



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