[Bug 35004] Re: USB devices are not shown in /procu/bus/usb/ causing VMWare to fail to see them
jwbaker at acm.org
Mon Oct 2 21:53:39 UTC 2006
Petr: the "right way" these days would be to use HAL and DBUS to receive
notification of device additions and removals. HAL underlies
functionality in GNOME and is likely to remain for a long time.
On the other hand, I think it is the responsibility of the distribution
to insulate the users from the whims of the upstream developers. Just
because Mr. Kroah-Hartman decides that usbfs is "deprecated" doesn't
mean Ubuntu should drop it without careful consideration.
USB devices are not shown in /procu/bus/usb/ causing VMWare to fail to see them
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