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SubjectRe: USB device allocation
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Pavel Machek:
>
> Hi!
>
> USB is getting into stage where it is actually usefull. And I've
> experienced first clashes with other devices. Therefore, it is time to
> allocate entries.
>
> Previous numbers are unusable :-(: their either crash with existing
> device, or there's only convient room for one such device where around
> 16 are needed.
>
> Pavel
>
> XXX char USB devices
> 0 = /dev/usblp0 Printers connected via usb
> ...
> 15 = /dev/usblp15
> 16 = /dev/usbmouse0 USB mouse
> ...
> 31 = /dev/usbmouse15
> 32 = /dev/ezusb0 USB firmware downloader
> ...
> 63 = /dev/ezusb15
That's 32 entries for 16 devices...

> 64 = /dev/usbscanner0 USB HP scanner
> ...
> 95 = /dev/usbscanner15
Same here...

> 128 = /dev/ttyACM0 USB modem
> ...
> 255 = /dev/ttyACM127
What about some spare entries for USB monitors, speakers, CDrecorders ?

BTW:
What about AGFA scanner support ?

Steffen
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