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SubjectRe: USB Event Daemon?
I feel stupid.

Decided to look over Documentation/usb again and scour the web some
more. Hotplug support is exactly what i was looking for (ie: i've already
got a shell script that just grabs the files already thrown together).

Sorry to clutter the list.
-josh, random moron

On Thu, 4 Oct 2001, Josh Myer wrote:

> Hi,
>
> This might belong on linux-usb, but i'm not subscribed there, and I figure
> this is probably a better place to ask this question.
>
> Is there, or if there were, would it be used, a method to notify a
> user-space daemon/program of USB device insertions? A quick search through
> archives didn't show anything.
>
> Basically, i've been spoiled by OSX's "Image Capture" utility, which
> launches an image offloader whenever i plug my camera into the USB port,
> automatically mounting it as a USB storage device. I'd like similiar
> functionality on my linux machine(s).
>
> My first instinct is to look at the new input layer and see if this would
> fit into that scheme.
>
> Any thoughts, pointers, or flamage would be appreciated; i'm sub'd, but
> CCs are appreciated to help seperate signal and noise.
>
> Thanks in advance,
> --
> /jbm, but you can call me Josh. Really, you can.
> "Design may be clever in spurts,
> but evolution never sleeps"
> -- Rob Landley
>
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