USB scanner not attached when connected after system startup]
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Wed Dec 29 15:25:05 PST 2004
On Wed, Dec 29, 2004 at 11:17:24PM +0100, Harald Weis wrote:
> > Could you upgrade to 5.3? I've got a 1650 that works perfectly on
> > 5.3-RELEASE on amd64. (BTW, 5.3 uses devfs).
> Yes, no problem, I've planned to migrate to 5.3 anyway in 2 weeks
> time. But I would like to understand _why_ usbd's attach/detach
> function, as I understood it from Handbook and manpages, does not work
> on 4.X (I'm using the scanner since 2 or 3 years without any other
> problem). It should work, shouldn't it ? Do I mis-interpret
> e.g. usbd.conf(5) ?
Try running usbd from a console or xterm with the -d flag. This gives
debugging output, so you can see what's going on.
If you're using devfs, make sure that you have a devfs.rules to set the
user/group and the right permission for the scanner device.
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