[SATLUG] script for USB device (not a drive)/ scp autocompletion

Don Davis dondavis at reglue.org
Sat Jul 24 20:06:22 CDT 2010


Sorry. It was too subtle for me, because before you replied I was
thinking to myself that it would be really _not cool_ to have a script
checking dmesg.

I had thought udev was in there somewhere.

Thanks for link. I'll let you know what happens.

On 07/24/2010 07:29 PM, redpill wrote:
> it was a hint.
> try looking at the following link
> 
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/589841/upstart-calling-script-for-inserted-usb-drive
> 
> Todd
> 
> On Sat, 2010-07-24 at 09:06 -0500, Don Davis wrote: 
>> I wasn't hoping that for the script I wouldn't need to poll dmesg every
>> 2 seconds. Is there another way?
>>
>> The output is of dmesg is:
>> [702299.440052] usb 1-8: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and
>> address 13
>> [702299.575711] usb 1-8: New USB device found, idVendor=04a9, idProduct=3145
>> [702299.575720] usb 1-8: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2,
>> SerialNumber=0
>> [702299.575726] usb 1-8: Product: Canon Digital Camera
>> [702299.575730] usb 1-8: Manufacturer: Canon Inc.
>> [702299.575949] usb 1-8: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
>>
>>
>> On 07/23/2010 08:38 PM, redpill wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2010-07-23 at 20:30 -0500, Don Davis wrote: 
>>>> Two questions:
>>>
>>>> 2) If I want a script to execute when I plug in a USB device - a camera.
>>>> What do I need to look at?
>>> try looking at what pops up in dmesg when the camera is plugged in
>>>
>>> Todd
>>>
>>
> 
> 



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