Subject: Re: usb device polling
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com>
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
No, the /dev/usb device is only used to report events. To access
the raw busses you need to open /dev/usbN.