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From: Greg KH <gregkh@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] /dev/serial/ (was "Let's redesign the entire filesystem!")
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:18:19
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Let's redesign the entire filesystem! by Rich Freeman
On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 03:04:36PM -0400, Rich Freeman wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 10:42 AM, Greg KH <gregkh@g.o> wrote: > > > > Why not use the links in /dev/serial/ which are there for this specific > > reason? > > > > # ls -l /dev/serial > ls: cannot access /dev/serial: No such file or directory
Do you have your serial device plugged in? If not, it will not show up.
> Something in a newer version of udev perhaps?
It went into udev version 136, way back in 2008, so odds are, you have it on your system...
> Or would my defining my > own symlinks end up overriding some rule elsewhere. I just added > these lines to /etc/udev/rules.d: > SUBSYSTEM=="tty", DRIVERS=="pl2303", KERNELS=="4-1:1.0", > KERNEL=="ttyUSB*", SYMLINK="mythser/rca1" > SUBSYSTEM=="tty", DRIVERS=="pl2303", KERNELS=="3-3:1.0", > KERNEL=="ttyUSB*", SYMLINK="mythser/rca2"
You do know that USB buses can be dynamically renumbered depending on the phase of the moon, right? Be careful here... greg k-h