Bug#493751: Doesn't detect any device
- To: Giuseppe Sacco <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Cc: email@example.com
- Subject: Bug#493751: Doesn't detect any device
- From: Aurelien Jarno <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2008 21:31:29 +0200
- Message-id: <20080806193129.GA8911@volta.aurel32.net>
- Reply-to: Aurelien Jarno <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
- In-reply-to: <20080805235308.GA21270@volta.aurel32.net>
- References: <email@example.com> <20080804195906.GA9508@volta.aurel32.net> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <20080804222829.GA740@hall.aurel32.net> <email@example.com> <20080804224827.GA2885@hall.aurel32.net> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <20080804235427.GA9279@hall.aurel32.net> <email@example.com> <20080805235308.GA21270@volta.aurel32.net>
On Wed, Aug 06, 2008 at 01:53:08AM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> reassign 493751 libc6
> retitle 493751 libc6: mknod() only allow 8-bit minors on mips
> On Tue, Aug 05, 2008 at 08:19:16AM +0200, Giuseppe Sacco wrote:
> > On Tue, 5 Aug 2008 01:54:27 +0200 Aurelien Jarno <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > [...]
> > > Oh, and BTW, 133 + 256 = 389. Maybe this rule doesn't apply to all
> > > architectures, I gave the formula from my powerpc and my amd64 machines,
> > > maybe there is a different one on mips. Or maybe that's why accessing to
> > > USB devices doesn't work.
> > I don't know exactly what happened, but after upgrading udev to unstable
> > version and a reboot, lsusb works correctly.
> > When I rebooted the machine, I used sane-find-scanner to detect scanners.
> > It worked. Then I used "xscanimage" but this did not worked because it got
> > a problem connecting to the scanner.
> I have found the problem: the glibc on mips only allow 8-bits for the
> minor, and strips the upper bits. That's why it works when your device
> appears on bus 1. This bugs has been fixed very recently upstream. I am
> therefore reassigning this bug to the libc6 package.
Please find a glibc package which includes the fix on
You should install libc6 in any case, plus the other packages if they
are already installed on your system in order to not break the
Could you please confirm me that it fixes at least the mknod issues?
.''`. Aurelien Jarno | GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
: :' : Debian developer | Electrical Engineer
`. `' email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
`- people.debian.org/~aurel32 | www.aurel32.net