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From: Lindsay Haisley <fmouse-gentoo@...>
Subject: Re: Kernel_2.6/devfsd/SCSI/USB/Digital Camera problem
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2004 13:06:22 -0500
Thus spake Donnie Berkholz on Sat, Oct 16, 2004 at 11:52:09PM CDT
> On Sat, 2004-10-16 at 22:33 -0500, Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> > Thus spake Donnie Berkholz on Sat, Oct 16, 2004 at 10:27:27PM CDT
> > > On Sat, 2004-10-16 at 22:23 -0500, Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> > > > Should I file this as a bug, or are there things I should try to rebuild or
> > > > reconfigure before declaring it Gentoo's problem and not mine?
> > > 
> > > Have you considered trying udev? I know this isn't a real "solution,"
> > > but upstream folks aren't interested in devfs bugs at this point.
> > 
> > I looked at udev, but note that there are an awful lot of software packages
> > out there that still look at the devfs filesystem,
> 
> Uhm, they both manage /dev in different ways. There is no such thing as
> the devfs filesystem.

"/dev/scsi/host1/bus0/target2/lun0/generic" is a devfs-ism.  My
understanding is udev doesn't subdivide the /dev heirarchy in this fashion,
although I'm sure it could be made to do so.  That's the kind of thing I've
seen references to.

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Kernel_2.6/devfsd/SCSI/USB/Digital Camera problem
-- Lindsay Haisley
Re: Kernel_2.6/devfsd/SCSI/USB/Digital Camera problem
-- Donnie Berkholz
Re: Kernel_2.6/devfsd/SCSI/USB/Digital Camera problem
-- Lindsay Haisley
Re: Kernel_2.6/devfsd/SCSI/USB/Digital Camera problem
-- Donnie Berkholz
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