Libusb-/proc/bus/usb setup

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Mon Apr 3 04:46:35 PDT 2006

Ag Hatzim wrote:
> Alexander E. Patrakov(patrakov at, Apr 03, 2006 at 04:14:11PM +0600:
>> Please don't spread panic. It still works if one selects 
>> CONFIG_USB_DEVICEFS=y in the kernel config.
> Would be better if i would have said "It doesn't work properly with a recent
> kernel and with a new udev release (087 in my case)"?

No, udev has nothing to do with /proc/bus/usb permissions. If you are a member 
of the "usb" group, the scanner should just work. Could you please post the 
output of the following command?

ls -lR /proc/bus/usb /dev/bus/usb

Alexander E. Patrakov

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