Digital Camera with a pure UDEV (no Hotplug) setup.
Richard A Downing
richard at langside.org.uk
Fri Mar 3 06:48:14 PST 2006
Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On 3/3/06, Richard A Downing <richard at langside.org.uk> wrote:
>> Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>>> Richard A Downing wrote:
>>>> Does anyone know how to set up such a system for gphoto2 (not
>>> Does it "just work" for root when the "usb-storage" module is not loaded
>>> and /proc/bus/usb is mounted?
>> Thanks, Alexander. I had forgotten to mount /proc/bus/usb.
> Wait a second. I thought with udev-only linux-2.6.15+ we don't have
> to make that mount anymore. Is this a special situation just for
> libgphoto2? Because my ghoto2 setup is exactly the same as Richard
> just descibed except I'm using the hotplug package with udev-071.
I don't think that GPhoto2 uses anything in /sys or in /dev. If appears
to find devices via /proc/bus/usb. So for GPhoto2 you need usbfs
mounted. There may be others.
Certainly I could not get GPhoto2 to work even by creating device nodes,
which is why I asked for help.
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