Re: 2.6.31-rc0-git: lsusb stopped working?

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Jun 23 2009 - 17:06:29 EST

On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 10:35:18PM +0200, Olivier Galibert wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 09:13:34AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > If for some reason you can not use the /dev/bus/usb/ device nodes, you
> > can enable the config option by turning on CONFIG_EMBEDDED.
> Wasn't CONFIG_EMBEDDED defined as an option to enable _removing_
> useful stuff normal people do not want to remove? I for one would
> never imagine going there to put back legacy stuff.

It works the same way, we really want this option to be disabled, as it
is not needed on "modern" systems. But if you want it back, like on
some embedded systems that have only local root users, then
CONFIG_EMBEDDED will allow you to do that.


greg k-h
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