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Re: [opensuse] USB device file system in SuSE 10.1
  • From: Christian Boltz <opensuse@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 23:07:46 +0200
  • Message-id: <200604162307.47770@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Am Sonntag, 16. April 2006 20:01 schrieb Roland Colberg:
> In SuSE 10.1, I cannot find the USB device file system. The directory
> /proc/bus/usb remains empty, even if an USB Drive is plugged in and
> accessible.
> The problem is, the VMware products use the file
> /proc/bus/usb/devices to detect USB devices on a Linux host.
> Is there a new location for this filesystem?

No, it is still at /proc/bus/usb:

# grep usb /etc/fstab /etc/mtab /proc/mounts
/etc/fstab:usbfs /proc/bus/usb usbfs noauto 0 0
/proc/mounts:usbfs /proc/bus/usb usbfs rw 0 0

At least it should be there -

Please run the grep command above on your system and comment on the


Christian Boltz

[1] I wonder why it isn't listed in /etc/mtab (aka "mount" output), but
that's a minor issue...

Ei, wie lustig sie aufeinander losgehen. Flugs das Listenarchiv auf CD
gebrannt und das ganze als "SimRatti" verkauft. Steuern sie den kleinen
Helden durch Angriffswellen von Neidern, die die Erde mit Personal-
ausweisen bedrohen. Nu ist aber gut. ;-) [Ratti in suse-linux]

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