Jean Francois Martinez wrote: > My problem is: > > I need to find a way to tell Linux not to load the usb-storage module > when a certain peripheral, whose signature I know, is inserted. For > now the only way I have found is putting usb-storage in the blacklist > but this means module doesn't load when I plug my usb key or my external > hard drive so I look for something finer grained > > Details > > I own a cell phones who has USB connector and can be accessed either as > an MTP device or as a mass storage one but the latter works if, and only > if, it has an additional memory card inserted (presently I have none). > The phone prompts for the mode at connect time but no matter what I > select the usb-storage loads itself, unsuccessfully tries to put the > phone in storage mode (normal behavior since the phone has no external > memory card) and after a minute or two, gives up, unloads itself and > removes the peripheral from the list of present USB devices. In other > words even after the usb-storage module has unloaded I cannot use the > phone in mtp mode. > > Regards > > JFM > Take a look at HAL - it can do fine control of what is mounted. (But don't ask me to write it for you - I am not that good yet.) I guess you could write a udev rule that prevents the SCSI devices needed by HAL to mount the drive. This rule would have to run before 40-redhat.rules. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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