digital camera and devd

RW rwmaillists at
Thu Aug 20 21:29:00 UTC 2009

On Thu, 20 Aug 2009 19:54:37 +0000
Michal <ml at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I've got a Canon digital camera set up and working with gphoto2 via 
> devfs+devd but it's not elegant/clean enough:
> ...
> Problem with this solution is that it changes owner for all /dev/usb 
> files i.e. usb, usb0, usb1, usb2 and usb3.
> How can I check exactly which /dev/usb* entry corresponds to my
> camera? And by the way /dev/usb3 means port 3, hub 3 or what are they?

I'm not very familiar with  devfs+devd, but can you not use glabel to
give the camera a persistent name.

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