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Linux How can I prove if udev installed?

How can I prove if udev is installed and working proper? Just call udevadm would be a method, right?
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Setting udev rules in Linux Mint 13

What I'm trying to do is set up a udev rule for my HP headphones (usb) with the aid of several tutorials out there. Created a file ( 90-local.rules ) in /etc/udev/rules.d and added the following: ...
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Udev rules failing to pass parameters

Linux newbie on Gentoo here. I am trying to write a udev rule that would run a Python script and pass some information whenever a usb device (specifically a usb modem) is inserted. I have: ...
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Assigning USB hub to specific seat in multiseat configuration

On my debian-based machine, I have a working multiseat configuration. One annoying detail that so far I couldn't fix is that any USB hardware I connect is always assigned to the primary seat. ...
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Udev rules on Ubuntu/OMAP (Beaglebone)

I have an IROX Pro-X weather station and am running wview weather software on Ubuntu 12.04. I have been running it on my old laptop for a few months with no problems but am trying to run it on a ...
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Starting custom script after input device is connected

I have a Genius tablet and I need to remap some buttons on it when I connect it to the usb. The remmaping is done by this command: xinput set-button-map 'Genius EasyPen M610X' 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 ...
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Why is Google Chrome not starting after replacing udev with systemd-tools?

I recently updated my system via sudo pacman -Syu. Afterwards, I proceeded to open Google Chrome, but it failed. When I tried to start it via the terminal I got the error. /usr/bin/google-chrome: ...
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Where can I find the command “udevinfo” on Debian?

I'm trying to fix a problem with my webcam in Wheezy, and I need some information about the drive with the command udevinfo. The problem is: where is this executable? if I run sudo udevinfo the ...
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Error during the boot process in Debian Wheezy: udev (version 175)

During the boot process, it appear this error: startpar: service(s) returned failure: udev It seems to be a problem for the "mounting" of the webcam device: dmesg | grep udev uvcvideo: Found UVC ...
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udev rule not being executed

I have the following device that udevadm lists as: looking at device '/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1c.7/0000:09:00.0/usb6/6-2/6-2:1.0/ttyUSB0/tty/ttyUSB0': KERNEL=="ttyUSB0" ...
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wait for kernel after creating partition with sftdisk on linux

I am creating a partition with sfdisk under linux. After partition creation I want to create a filesystem. This fails with mkfs.ext3 not finding the partition: echo ",,L" | sfdisk $DEVICE mkfs.ext3 ...
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Writing udev rules

I have added the rule $ cat /etc/udev/rules.d/00-my.rules ACTION=="add", KERNEL=="sd[a-z]", SUBSYSTEM=="block", PROGRAM="/usr/sbin/mytool add %r/%k" on my RHEL 5.8 to check the disk's partition ...
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Getting a USB remote controller to work

I'm at a lost at setting up a USB remote controller on Ubuntu Natty with Kernel 2.6.38-12-generic. It's a "USB pen" used to control the routine of Slideshows (Powerpoint, ... , etc) It recognizes the ...
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Ubuntu system drops to BusyBox prompt while booting, followed by “udevd [94]: timeout: killing '/ sbin / blkid-o udev-p / dev / sda' ” error

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a netbook (Intel 1.6 GHz and RAM 1 GB) with Windows XP. One week ago, Ubuntu stopped. That day had not installed any upgrade or any software. When I try to start ...
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FireWire external drive for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Here is my current recipe for mounting 2 external USB 2.0 drives using the udev system and the rc script rc.local in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. # Become root su # Find USB devices. # Search for sd # :/sd ...
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restore /dev after `rm`ing it

during a gentoo install from the livedvd, there's one step to create a dev dir to be used later in the chroot of the target for the instalation it's done like that mount --rbind /dev /mnt/gentoo/dev ...
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How can I link some device (given by its device ID) with an specific firmware in linux?

Imagine I have a new device which it's not working on Linux. I get its device ID with lsusb: Bus 001 Device 003: ID1164:7efdYUAN High-Tech Development Co., Ltd Imagine I know that this device will ...
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udev rules doesn't work with small number

I was writing a udev rule that makes use of the ID_PATH, just to make the device persistent against the port it's inserted in. So here is what I have ...
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Device detected before udev loaded on boot [closed]

I have an FTDI USB serial device plugged into a USB port on boot. I have set up a udev rule to create a fixed name for the port that it exposes. My problem is that on boot up the device sometimes ...
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differentiate between identical USB devices on Linux

I'm using two identical USB to serial adapter on my Linux system. So depends on who's inserted first, one of them will be represented with name /dev/ttyUSB0 and the other with /dev/ttyUSB1. Is there a ...
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Strange message during the Linux boot caused by udev

When Debian Wheezy, testing version, is booting a strange message appears: udevd[336] timeout usb_id--export /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1a.0/usb1/1-1/1-2.2/1-1.2:1.0 video4linux/ [502] After this ...
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How do I write a generic udev rule to assign my network's interface name?

I am trying to write a "generic" udev rule to assign an interface name to my NIC card. For a particular application i require the ability to boot a headless server where the NIC can be changed at any ...
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How to blacklist a USB device by UUID in GNOME (udev)?

I'm using GNOME 3, with udev. How can I blacklist a specific USB drive by its UUID or label so that it doesn't mount automatically?
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Reloading udev rules fails

I've changed my rules in /etc/udev/rules.d (Ubuntu) to change my ethernet port names from 0 to 1 and 1 to 2, however whenever I run: sudo service udev restart sudo udevadm control ...
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Using udev rules to run a script on USB insertion

I'm trying to set up a script to run every time I plug in a USB device. I created the file /etc/udev/rules.d/90-local.rules and added the following rule: ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ...
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HSDPA modem, how to mount SD card on Linux?

scsi19 : usb-storage 1-1.2:1.0 scsi 19:0:0:0: CD-ROM ZCOption HSUPA Modem PQ: 0 ANSI: 2 scsi 19:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg2 type 5 scsi 19:0:0:1: Direct-Access SD ...
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How do I get udev to mount certain USB disks when they are plugged in, or after a reboot?

I've just upgraded to Fedora 15. I've used Bacula for backup for some years now, and it works fine. But now I've just run into a problem, probably because Bacula is now running as user bacula rather ...
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Remove directory that is actually used by another process

I have udev rules that creates a directory for each usb-media that is plugged into my debian to automount usb-media. This directory where mount-points (the mount-directories) are created is passed ...
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In Ubuntu, after I add a partition to /dev/sde, why don't I have a /dev/sde1 device?

I'm using ubuntu 9.10 with kernel 2.6.31. In addition to the boot disk, I have a software raid of 5 disks using mdadm. One disk failed. I removed it from the array. mdadm --detail /dev/md0 shows: ...
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Setting graphics driver without xorg.conf

It looks like X has this new approach of working without a xorg.conf and instead letting udev do all the configuration. Is there a nice description of this out there? More specifically I installed ...
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udev rule to auto load keyboard layout when usb keyboard plugged in

im trying to load a new keyboard layout when I plug in a usb keyboard but my udev rule isnt working. SUBSYSTEM=="input", ATTR{idVendor}=="062a", ATTR{idProduct}=="0201", GOTO="usb_xmodmap_auto" ...
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Prevent all access to hard drives from Linux Bootable CD

I'm working on creating a bootable Linux CD to distribute a sandbox environment to customers that will work on multiple PCs. One requirement of this environment is that we do not want the user to ...
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No login prompt displayed after updating Ubuntu 10.04, broken gdm

So here's what happens: I updated my system the other day, was prompted for a reboot for the update to complete but was in the middle of working so I delayed it until after I was done. I reboot and ...
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What is the workflow for automount in Gnome 2.30?

I have a ASUS laptop with Fedora 13. My problem is that any USB storage I connect does not automount. I have other computer with Fedora 13 which does not have the problem. I have not be able to find ...
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HALEVT troubleshooting: VFAT usb storage device gets mounted with root:root user:group

i'm banging my head for number of days around this problem. using Halevt for automounting, everything mostly works, but the only thing is that Halevt mounts external USB storage devices as root. So, ...
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Upgrade Debian to unstable on VirtualBox: udev problem

I'm running Debian stable on VirtualBox on Windows Vista 64-bit Ultimate. It's been running great, but I needed some newer packages, so I put sid in my sources.list to upgrade to unstable (as I've ...
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Update udev after fdisk run

How to update /dev directory after creation of new partition on a disk? I have the udev installed, it works perfectly except this. The new devices appear only on reboot.
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Debian Lenny expects udev on a vps that doesn't support it

Primary symptom: /proc/self/fd is there and normally populated, however /dev/fd is not. Process substitution therefore fails, because bash wants to create files under /dev/fd. /dev/.static/ and ...
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udev and Garmin eTrex Vista HCx in ubuntu 9.10

I have a Garmin eTrex Vista HCx GPS and would like to use it in ubuntu 9.10. At first I just plugged the thing in and it recognised it as a "Garmin eTrexHCx microSD" in the nautilus "computer:///" ...
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udev: Mount encrypted volume upon USB stick insertion

I have an encrypted partition which I would like to mount automatically when I insert a usb stick containing the key, and I'd like to unmount it (and close the mapper) when the stick is removed. I am ...
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Script in udev rule doesn’t run

I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) on a laptop and would like NumLock to automatically toggle depending on whether my USB keyboard is plugged in (numlock on) or unplugged (numlock off). To ...
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How to rescan and remount drives on Ubuntu Hardy or Jaunty?

When I connect an USB drive to an Ununtu Hardy and Jaunty system, the system mounts the partitions found on the drive, and opens a Nautilus window for each mounted partitions. Within Nautilus, I am ...
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Linux: How to read-enable dynamic mice

I have an app that reads input from 4 (four) mice that are plugged in via USB in addition to the built-in touchpad. This is no problem for Ubuntu 9.10: hald notices the new devices and udev's them ...