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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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