i dont seem to have any usb devices able to work on Arch .6 ( 2.6.7)
i have tried digikam and gtkam for my usb camera and it could not be found.
i tried xcdroast and it didn't find my usb cd-writer.
both of these worked without a hitch in debian, so it must be a kernel module that i have failed to load.
i tried a mod-probe usb and it says can not find module usb
tried modprobe usb-storage and was informed that module usb-storage was already in the kernel. don't know how to use hotplug even if it is applicable.
so, what should i do ? this is an Arch stock kernel - not self made.
here is my lsmod
Module Size Used by
parport_pc 22976 1
lp 9608 0
parport 36808 2 parport_pc,lp
snd_pcm_oss 51880 0
snd_mixer_oss 18304 1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_ens1371 22884 1
snd_rawmidi 21540 1 snd_ens1371
snd_seq_device 6920 1 snd_rawmidi
snd_pcm 91780 2 snd_pcm_oss,snd_ens1371
snd_page_alloc 9480 1 snd_pcm
snd_timer 23556 1 snd_pcm
snd_ac97_codec 68356 1 snd_ens1371
snd 50276 10 snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_ens1371,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq_device,snd_pcm,snd_timer,snd_ac97_codec
soundcore 8160 1 snd
gameport 3968 1 snd_ens1371
sis 55808 0
8139too 22272 0
mii 4864 1 8139too
crc32 4352 1 8139too
usb_storage 97936 0
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that's all I need, along with usb-storage
ok i tried that, and it loaded. however, when i tried to run gtkam from the terminal it told me that it could not list folders in /
ok, got no idea what that means. Tried to run as root. same results.
what is the next step - I R baffled its your call
thanks for the reply and help btw
You may need fstab entries for each of your devices and a mount directory entry in root /mnt
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ok, got the camera working, still no CD-Writer
in debian, the CDRW did not have its own FSTAB entry, but i will do what you suggested and try it out if that might help, i kinda need a step by step though......
hmm - just read your other thread. Seems like I totally forgot about the usb controller modules - I thought they got called in when you modprobed usb-storage but obviously not. Sorry about that