usb4bsd patch review
kris at FreeBSD.org
Fri Aug 22 08:59:43 UTC 2008
Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting "M. Warner Losh" <imp at bsdimp.com> (from Thu, 21 Aug 2008
> 11:52:10 -0600 (MDT)):
>> In message: <48ADA66A.3040906 at FreeBSD.org>
>> Kris Kennaway <kris at freebsd.org> writes:
>> : Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
>> : > The USB stack will work fine without "usbconfig". Its purpose is :
>> > mostly to
>> : > view the currently attached USB devices, where the USB devices : >
>> are located
>> : > and to select a non-default USB configuration. One thing which
>> might be
>> : > missed is to change owner and permission of a USB device, which
>> means you
>> : > must be either UID=root or GID=OPERATOR to be able to use USB : >
>> devices that
>> : > create devices under /dev/ .
>> : OK great, this isn't critical either. I think all of the issues I
>> : raised are agreed upon now!
> Wait a moment. Does this mean the devfs stuff to handle the access
> rights (devfs.rules or manual chown/chmod by root) does not work with
> the new usb stuff? If the answer is yes, I would see this as some kind
> of nasty bug (I don't think this shall be a showstopper, as long as this
> is fixed later).
Yes, he said it will be fixed later.
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