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    SubjectRe: can we move USB_DEVICEFS to non-embedded?
    On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 11:29:50PM +0800, Jeff Chua wrote:
    > On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 10:42 PM, Greg KH<> wrote:
    > > On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 01:11:51PM +0800, Jeff Chua wrote:
    > >> commit cc71329b3b89b4a5be849b617f2c4f151f0b9213 moved USB_DEVICEFS to
    > >> be embedded and marked it as depreciated. Can this be reverted? This
    > >> breaks vmware and those systems not using udev.
    > > vmware now works properly with this fix, and has for over a year or so.
    > vmware is working, but can't detect USB devices.

    Odd, what version of vmware are you using?

    > > What distro does not use udev or mdev or something like it already and
    > > also does not use an updated libusb?
    > > We need some specifics here please.
    > I'm not using it and have been fine without it all these while, so
    > don't see any gain moving to udev or perhaps it's time to consider ...

    If you are running your own custom distro/install, then you should be
    able to select CONFIG_EMBEDDED and then USB_DEVICEFS just fine on your
    own. But note, that you don't sound like the "normal" user at all :)


    greg k-h

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