Bug 757271 - Fedora doesn't recognize Acer Iconia A501 Android Honeycomb device
Fedora doesn't recognize Acer Iconia A501 Android Honeycomb device
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: udev (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2011-11-25 23:27 EST by Rodd Clarkson
Modified: 2013-02-13 18:59 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-02-13 18:59:43 EST
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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:


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


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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