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Re: [opensuse] usb, vmware and 10.2
  • From: Rui Santos <rsantos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 23:26:39 +0000
  • Message-id: <45832F2F.3080901@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Dec 15 2006 11:03, kanenas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>
>> On Friday 15 December 2006 10:36, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
>>
>>
>>> # md /proc/bus/usb
>>> /bin/mkdir: cannot create directory /proc/bus/usb': No such file or
>>> directory
>>>
>>> I had rather expected some Operation not permitted.
>>>
>> Ok, now what? any suggestions? any workarounds?
>>
>
> What, you did not know creating files in proc can't be done?
> Oh my, too bad. Well, ask SUSE to reenable DEVICEFS.
> Or just look at https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=210899
>
Wow. This is an ugly subject. It seems we won't get VMWare to work on
openSuSE10.2 without recompiling the kernel to re-enable USB_DEVICEFS.
SuSE has a point about that security issue. I too believe that this is a
subject that VMWare should address...

> -`J'
>

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