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Re: problem writing udev rules

On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 06:39:28PM +0100, Adam Mercer wrote:
> Hi
> I'm having a problem writing a udev rule for my printer, I want it to
> always be setup as /dev/optra and have the following rule in
> /etc/udev/rules.d/010-udev.rules
> BUS="usb", SYSFS{serial}="6033190", NAME="%k", SYMLINK="optra"

According to the man page the use of '=' as a comparison opeartor is
deprecated, so to be on the safe side you should use

BUS=="usb", SYSFS{serial}=="6033190", NAME="%k", SYMLINK="optra"

This is probably not the cause of your problem though...

> where the 6033190 is the serial number given by sysfs.  This rules
> used to work, but I've noticed recently that the /dev/optra symlink is
> no longer being setup. This is with udev-0.70-1 and
> linux-image-2.6.12-1-k7 on sid
> If I change the device of the printer in cups to /dev/lp0, the device
> that udev assigns my printer then cups refuses to print with a "Media
> Tray Empty!" error, there is paper in the media tray.
> This is using the Vendor PPD.
> Any ideas?
> Cheers
> Adam

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