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Help finding device...

No, it's not true.  Dmesg tells you that the system
recognizes there is *something* there, but you need
the proper driver modules to make the hardware do
stuff.  Until then, the kernel is merely relaying info
it gets from the hardware, not actually interacting
with it.

--- Scott Ehrlich <scott at> wrote:
> Custom kernel, and I always compile static-ly.
> I would have thought that if the kernel saw the
> device through dmesg, that
> it would be somewhat easy to figure out the
> corresponding /dev.   Not
> true?

"Whoa what I want to know, how does the song go?"
--The Grateful Dead--

Kindly yours,
Billy S G McCarthy

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