proc/bus/usb does not exist?
richard at nezumi.plus.com
Mon Jan 27 05:09:56 PST 2003
* sp0de <sp0de at netzero.net> [2003-01-27 12:49]:
> Strange.. I just checked the kernel documentation it says to use none
> there too, but the 4.0 book says to use usbdevfs. cvs has devfs in place
> of usbdevfs, which is just the new naming. Should this be changed to
> none in the book?
>From man mount:
The proc file system is not associated with a special device, and
when mounting it, an arbitrary keyword, such as proc can be used
instead of a device specification. (The customary choice none is
less fortunate: the error message `none busy' from umount can be
The same applies to usbfs (the new name for usbdevfs), devfs and any
Also the mount point /proc/bus/usb/ only appears after you load one
of the usb modules (I have forgotten which) (if you use modules).
This means you may need the mount option noauto, and a separate
mount command (or boot script) to mount it.
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