Subject: re-probe devices? (USB and ps/2)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: George Michaelson <email@example.com>
Date: 04/08/2003 15:49:01
if I switch ps/2 mice via a dock/undock, new ps/2 behaviours like being
scrollable don't seem to be picked up.
I can't see any reset/reprobe functionality in wsconsctl. Any other choices?
Also, attaching a USB disk sometimes fails to probe. the umass0 is there, but
the subsequent scsi0->sd0 never arrives. Is there some frob I can use in
userspace as a privileged user to force a re-re-attach? USB detach has side
effects (the usb disk disables itself when the cable is pulled, so if this is
timing its bloody hard to effect a change by doing usb unplugs)
George Michaelson | APNIC
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