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Re: Does anything require /proc/bus/usb?



On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 09:16:12AM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-07-17 at 17:10 +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 10:42:56AM -0500, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> > > If not, should it be phased out?
> > > 
> > > I'm referencing a use case with VirtualBox that looks for /proc/bus/usb
> > > by default and will use that instead of libusb for USB device access.
> > > This has caused issues for people wishing to use VirtualBox on Fedora in
> > > that they cannot use USB devices without a little tinkering. They either
> > > have to remove the /proc/bus/usb mount from rc.sysinit or adjust their
> > > fstab to allow other users access.
> > 
> > Why not do a patch for VirtualBox to make it look in the right place
> > first ?
> 
> Because we don't package VirtualBox, because it requires not-in-tree
> kernel modules.

I know that, but that doesn't prevent motivated people sending a patch
to rpmfusion, or virtualbox upstream to solve this problem.

Daniel
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