How to make /dev nodes?

Christian H. Kuhn official at qno.de
Sat Nov 27 16:32:18 PST 2004


& dixit Remco:
> An USB card reader usually shows up as a SCSI mass storage device.

Doesn't.

> In that case device entries are created under /dev/scsi/, and some
> corresponding entries under /dev/discs/ as well.

There are the scsi-emulated ide-cds. Nothing else.

> You can check which
> devices where created by looking at the ouput of dmesg, or check the
> kern.log or sys.log files in /var/log/.

Nov 26 15:56:23 ns1 kernel: hub.c: new USB device 00:04.2-1.1, assigned address 3
Nov 26 15:56:23 ns1 kernel: printer.c: Disabling reads from problem bidirectional printer on usblp0
Nov 26 15:56:23 ns1 kernel: printer.c: usblp0: USB Unidirectional printer dev 3 if 0 alt 1 proto 2 vid 0x03F0 pid 0x0604
Nov 26 15:56:23 ns1 kernel: hub.c: new USB device 00:04.2-1.3, assigned address 4
Nov 26 15:56:23 ns1 kernel: usbserial.c: none matched
Nov 26 15:56:23 ns1 kernel: usb.c: USB device 4 (vend/prod 0x76b/0x596) is not claimed by any active driver.
[...]
Nov 26 15:56:23 ns1 kernel: cardman_usb.c v2.4.0beta1 support.linux at omnikey.com
Nov 26 15:56:23 ns1 kernel: usb.c: registered new driver cardman
Nov 26 15:56:23 ns1 kernel: usbserial.c: none matched
Nov 26 15:56:23 ns1 kernel: cardman_usb found a OMNIKEY CardMan 2020

No infos.

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