Tim wrote: > On Sun, 2008-11-23 at 18:05 -0600, Frank Cox wrote: >> How to make a Novatel Wireless EVDO Broadband Modem work using Network >> Manager >> >> http://www.melvilletheatre.com/articles/novatel-wireless-modem/index.html > > I saw the above, and while not having one of those modems, I wonder how > you cope with a system that, today, treats your modem as /dev/ttyUSB0, > but tomorrow something else is recognised, first, as a USB device, and > pushes your modem onto a different device name? Or, does that not > happen because your modem would be the only USB *TTY* device to be found > on a system? > In this case, I think HAL will take care of creating the proper symlink for it. (/dev/modem?) In other cases, you can create a udev rule based on the manufacture and device IDs that creates the symlink you need so you have a consistent device. But in most cases, you are probably better off letting HAL handle things - maybe adding some local rules. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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