Subject: Re: usb device polling
To: Jachym Holecek <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/12/2005 21:33:16
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 05:51:18PM +0200, Jachym Holecek wrote:
> If you just want to catch the 'device appeared/disappeared' event,
> you can give kern/29485 and bin/29486 a try ;-). Works for PCI, PCMCIA,
> USB -- supporting other buses is just a mechanical task I didn't yet
> have time to do.

Ah.. maybe later, I'm afraid my kernel patch quota is full :-)

> If, for some reason you don't want to, you can also use /dev/usb as
> described in usb(4).

I guess that will do, thanks.. too bad it needs to be running as root :-I