Bug 806595 - usbview is not able to work without /proc/bus/usb/devices
usbview is not able to work without /proc/bus/usb/devices
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: usbview (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Hans de Goede
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-03-25 04:30 EDT by Joachim Backes
Modified: 2012-06-25 20:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-06-16 19:57:29 EDT
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Description Joachim Backes 2012-03-25 04:30:47 EDT
Description of problem:

I'm trying to run usbview in F17, but it fails because of missing /proc/bus/usb/devices.

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Error popup:
"Can not open the file /proc/bus/usb/devices

Verify that you have USB compiled into your kernel, have USB core modules, and have the usbdevfs filesystem mounted."

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I tried to run the "Configure dialog" in usbview by using /sys/bus/usb/devices instead of /proc/bus/usb/devices, but then usbview hangs up in the configure dialog.
Comment 1 Vasiliy Glazov 2012-06-14 09:45:48 EDT
I confirm bug.
Need repare program or remove it from repositories.
Comment 2 Hans de Goede 2012-06-14 10:53:40 EDT
This has been annoying me for a while too, so I've decided it is time to step in and fix this, expect an updated package fixing this soon.
Comment 3 Hans de Goede 2012-06-14 17:38:29 EDT
While at it I've also ported usbview to gtk3 :)

Update is on its way now.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-06-14 18:03:07 EDT
usbview-1.1-8.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-06-14 18:03:40 EDT
usbview-1.1-8.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-06-15 08:23:14 EDT
Package usbview-1.1-8.fc17:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing usbview-1.1-8.fc17'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-06-16 19:57:29 EDT
usbview-1.1-8.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2012-06-25 20:48:05 EDT
usbview-1.1-8.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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