[SATLUG] fstab help

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Tue May 19 15:30:20 CDT 2009


thanks JP for the hint.  I added the following two lines to my .bashrc
file

sudo mount -t usbfs none /proc/bus/usb 
sudo gpsd -F /var/run/gpsd.sock /dev/ttyUSB0

and am now able to plug and play my garmin gps.

Todd

On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 11:00 -0500, John Pappas wrote:
> If this is a USB device, you can add a custom UDEV entry so that when the
> device identifier used is discovered (SerialNo, ManufacturerID/DevID, or any
> other valid ID) that command is run by UDEV.
> 
> Ref: http://www.reactivated.net/writing_udev_rules.html
> 
> Now looking at that command, you may be able to add it to your RC init
> sequence (rc.local or the like) so that it happens when you boot.
> 
> HTH,
> jp
> 
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 10:19, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
> 
> > hey all I need some help with my fstab.  I have been using the following
> > command to get my Garmin GPS up and running.
> >
> > sudo mount -t usbfs none /proc/bus/usb
> >
> > however typing out this command every time I want to use my GPS
> > inconvenient.  Can some one give me a hand with the entering this into
> > my fstab.  I can't seem to get the syntax right.
> >
> > Thanks
> > Todd
> >
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