[sane-devel] USB scanner and mounting usbdevfs with devmode 0666
Thu, 24 Oct 2002 14:09:21 -0400
On Thursday 24 October 2002 06:33, Michael Herder wrote:
>Am Donnerstag, 24. Oktober 2002 10:15 schrieb Henning
>> > While it's possible to mount usbdevfs with devmode=0666 (the
>> > number of the beast ?:-) on all SuSE system, it fails with
>> > Caldera, i.e. permissions still look like this:
>> > -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 18 Oct 24 2002
>> > /proc/bus/usb/001/001 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root
>> > 18 Oct 24 2002 /proc/bus/usb/001/002 after mount -av returns
>> Debian Sarge, kernel 2.4.20-pre10: no problems.
>> Maybe kernel 2.4.2 is just too old and the mount option wasn't
>> included in that kernel version.
>Hm, it works with 2.2.20 !? It's really hard, to tell users how to
> install an usb scanner, if every system behaves differently :-(
Not 2.2.20, but 2.4.20-pre-something or other. USB support has been
a moving target as new gear comes into the marketplace.
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