Re: USB support packages?
On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 10:29:25AM -0700, Colin Mattson wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 01:00:18AM -0700, Tinic Uro wrote:
> > They are pretty easy to install, but a nice deb package would be nice.
> > I also noticed that the MAKEDEV script does not include usb
> > devices.
> > I left the maintainer of makedev a patch with my changes, but so
> > far I got no response. So I decided to put together my own package,
> If I understand the USB documentation correctly, MAKEDEV has no need to touch
> USB devices, because they're generated on-the-fly using usbdevfs, much like the
> filesystem proc uses.
Only the raw USB interface devices. You still need to have char and/or
block devices to access them meningfully, just link everything else.
That's what devfs is for anyway.
- Nick Lopez
Aiee. No wonder people say "Debian -- even Hell freezes faster". :'<
- Josip Rodin