Bug 757271

Summary: Fedora doesn't recognize Acer Iconia A501 Android Honeycomb device
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Rodd Clarkson <rodd>
Component: udevAssignee: udev-maint
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 16CC: harald, jonathan, udev-maint
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Description Rodd Clarkson 2011-11-25 23:27:05 EST
Description of problem:

Android Honeycomb used mtp to transfer files on the system, and while Fedora supports this, the Acer Iconia A501 device I have isn't recognized by fedora.

If if type in lsusb when the device is connected I get:

...
Bus 002 Device 007: ID 0502:3344 Acer, Inc. 
...

and there are instructions for getting the device going on ubuntu here:

http://www.acertabletforum.com/forum/acer-iconia-tab-general-discussions/129-connecting-via-usb-linux-ubuntu.html

and a lead in page with possibly more helpful information here:

http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=269005


However, there seems to be a lot of manual handling for something that should just work, and the proposed solution looks like a work around to the problem.

I'm hoping that someone who understands Fedora more might be able to make appropriate changes to the udev rules (and other bits) so I plug the device in and it just works.
Comment 1 Rodd Clarkson 2011-11-25 23:27:33 EST
That should have been f16.
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