devfs.conf, permissions and dynamic devices

Anish Mistry mistry.7 at
Thu Apr 21 08:50:03 PDT 2005

On Thursday 21 April 2005 11:20 am, Duane Winner wrote:
> Hello all,
> Does anybody know of a solution for this problem:
> I have just acquired a new Zire 31 Palm Pilot to replace my old
> Palm VII, which was a serial interface.
> I figured out how to sync the Zire to jpilot over USB after
> compiling the kernel (5.3 p9) with 'device ucom' and 'device
> uvisor'.
> The problem is that because /dev/ucom0 is created and only exists
> when I hit the HotSync button on the Palm, putting the following
> lines into /etc/devfs.conf doesn't help at all:
> perm ucom0 0666
> link ucom0 pilot
> link ucom0 jpilot
You need to configure devfs.rules check the questions and current 
Anish Mistry
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