Subject: Re: usb device polling
To: matthew green <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/27/2005 14:51:21
matthew green wrote:
>    Hmmm, I guess there's no real reason not to allow anyone to
>    open /dev/usb.  You can chmod /dev/usb, and I'll fix it
>    for future versions.
> i assume this won't allow normal users to access eg disk devices
> directly?

No, the /dev/usb device is only used to report events.  To access
the raw busses you need to open /dev/usbN.

	-- Lennart