[SATLUG] fstab help

Scott Hensch sahensch at gmail.com
Tue May 19 17:23:39 CDT 2009


Todd,

Could you point me in the right direction? Where, exactly, did you add
those lines.
I've got a Garmin, also and despaired of ever getting it working in
Linux (Ubuntu 8.10)
Scott

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 3:30 PM, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
> 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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