[jp] jpilot-sync, udev and hotplug

David A. Desrosiers desrod at gnu-designs.com
Thu Mar 6 10:15:46 EST 2008

On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 19:58 -0800, Bill Moseley wrote:
> KERNEL=="ttyUSB[02468]"

Depending on your Palm device, this is most-certainly going to be
incorrect. Some Palm devices use the odd-numbered USB endpoints for
communication, and you've limited it here to the even-numbered ones. If
you're connecting a lot of Palm devices, or using a USB hub where the
ports are enumerated differently, this will also fail (ttyUSB9 for

I've seen this introduced upstream in many distributions, and have
raised it with their package maintainers several dozen times as being
incorrect, but it seems the issue is still propagating. 

The correct syntax should be:  KERNEL=="ttyUSB*"

David A. Desrosiers
desrod at gnu-designs.com
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