Linux modules question

Andrew Jorgensen andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com
Thu Mar 9 11:10:36 MST 2006


Breezy didn't have the module but I have built it and it appears to
work the same way.

On 3/9/06, Bryan Sant <bryan.sant at gmail.com> wrote:
> What if you try with Breezy and see if hotplug resolves things for you
> automagically.  At least you could inspect what hotplug did to fix it.
>
> On 3/9/06, Andrew Jorgensen <andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have one of those USB phone handsets.  It's a usb-audio device and
> > an HID device (with an LCD display even ;-).  Unfortunately the HID is
> > not a keyboard, it's a more generic HID event device.  So anyway,
> > there's a specific driver for the HID called yaelink that translates
> > the HID events to keyboard events.  The trouble is that if the generic
> > hid driver is already loaded (for some other device that was plugged
> > in earlier) that driver claims the device and the yaelink driver is
> > never loaded.
> >
> > So the question is: What gives?  Presuming I want the generic driver
> > to also be present (for other devices) is there no way around this?
> > Who's fault is it?  udev? the kernel?  I'm using Ubuntu Dapper
> > (development).  They don't use hotplug anymore, only udev.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> > TIA,
> >
> > Andrew Jorgensen
> >
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