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Re: [opensuse] usb, vmware and 10.2
  • From: kanenas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 09:56:23 -1000
  • Message-id: <200612150956.23868.kanenas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 15 December 2006 08:26, Rui Santos wrote:

> Jan Engelhardt, it seems you are mistaken. Although /proc is destined to
> oblivion, usbdevfs has been replaced, probably around 2.6.12 (can't
> remember exactly), by usbfs, witch is what ?? Kanenas ?? is talking about.
> I haven't installed OpenSuSE 10.2 yet but, I can assure you that usbfs
> is present on Kernel 2.6.18 ( even on the new 2.6.19 ).
>
> ?? Kanenas ??, if you want to mount usbfs for VMWare, you could do one
> of the following:
> 1) Check your /etc/fstab file for a line similar to this one:
> usbfs /proc/bus/usb usbfs
> auto 0 0
> expect that yours should show a noauto instead of auto. Edit it and
> change it accordingly.

Found that, changed it to auto, thanks


> Then issue the command 'mount /proc/bus/usb'
> On the next boot it should be mounted automatically.
>
> 2) check if /proc/bus/usb directory exists.

/proc/bus/usb does not exist, even after a reboot.

> If not, create it.
> Issue the command:
> mount -t usbfs none /proc/bus/usb
> voila...

This does not work. I get the error message that /proc/bus/usb does not exist.

btw, when I test the mounted fs's with "mount" the following prints out:

tentwoa:/home/xyz # mount
/dev/hda1 on / type ext3 (rw,acl,user_xattr)
proc on /proc type proc (rw)
sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw)
debugfs on /sys/kernel/debug type debugfs (rw)
udev on /dev type tmpfs (rw)
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,mode=0620,gid=5)
securityfs on /sys/kernel/security type securityfs (rw)
/dev/sdb2 on /mnt/sdb2 type ext3 (rw)
/dev/sda2 on /mnt/sda2 type ext3 (rw)
/dev/sda3 on /mnt/sda3 type ext3 (rw)
/dev/sdb3 on /mnt/sdb3 type reiserfs (rw)
/dev/sdc1 on /mnt/sdc1 type reiserfs (rw)
/dev/hda3 on /mnt/hda3 type ext3 (rw)
/dev/sdd1 on /media/disk type vfat
(rw,nosuid,nodev,noatime,uid=1000,utf8,shortname=lower)

the usb devices usb1, usb2, 1-0:1.0, 1-1, 1-1:1.0, 1-8, 1-8:1.0 and 2-0:1.0
are found in /sys/bus/usb/devices
the kernel & source are 2.6.18.2-34x86-64

> see 1) for automounting at boot.
>
> Hope it helps.

Can we try once more?

> Regards,
>
> > -`J'
>
> Rui Santos

thanks,
d.
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