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Re: FC5 hotplug documentation?



Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> Is there any documentation for FC5's hotplug?  I need to know the
> format/location  of the action scripts that get run when a new 
> device gets plugged in.
> 
> I have a usb GPS device (it looks like a serial port) that I'd like to
> have recognized and have the device permissions automatically set to
> allow the user access.  Doing an su to root and "chmod 666
> /dev/ttyXXX" every time I plug it in is getting old.
> 
You should look at the udev and HAL documentation. Hotplug is not
really used any more. Chances are, you can do this with a udev rule,
and have it create a /dev/gps symlink at the same time.

Mikkel
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