[BLFS Trac] #1976: Udev rule required to support non-root use of lsusb

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat May 20 12:28:36 PDT 2006


On 5/20/06, Randy McMurchy <randy at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> >  On a related note, I'm not if its because I don't have the latest udev
> >  rules installed (they are about two weeks old), but when executing as
> >  root, I get:
> >
> >  cannot open /proc/bus/usb/devices, No such file or directory
> >
> >  My /proc/bus/usb directoy is empty, even though I am using a usb mouse.
>
> My Udev rules on a current system were installed May 5th, so they are
> over two weeks old. Not sure if this will be helpful or not:
>
> http://www.linux-usb.org/FAQ.html#ts5

Hmm, I'm not sure.  These are my related settings:

CONFIG_USB_ARCH_HAS_HCD=y
CONFIG_USB_ARCH_HAS_OHCI=y
CONFIG_USB=y
CONFIG_USB_DEVICEFS=y
CONFIG_USB_EHCI_HCD=y
CONFIG_USB_UHCI_HCD=y
CONFIG_USB_PRINTER=y
CONFIG_USB_STORAGE=y
CONFIG_USB_HID=y
CONFIG_USB_HIDINPUT=y

 Everything else is not set.
   -- Bruce



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