Minor hot-plug (?) glitch with 6.10 (and 6.06.1)

Peter N. Spotts pspotts at alum.mit.edu
Thu Nov 2 02:57:47 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-11-01 at 09:57 -0500, Daniel T. Chen wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> Peter N. Spotts wrote:
> > reboot or start from a cold shutdown, the computer dosen't see my
> > outboard USB drive or USB printer -- until I unplug the GE USB router
> > from the back of the laptop, then plug it back in. Once I do that, the
> > hotplug function picks these peripherals up, and I'm in business. Is
> FWIW, 6.10 does not use hotplug. More than likely you're missing a
> /dev/bus/usb entry in /etc/fstab:
> none            /dev/bus/usb   usbfs   defaults        0       0

Thanks for that. I added that to my fstab file, but I still have to pull
the plug and replug it to get it to see the USB hub and the stuff linked
to it when the computer first starts up.


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