[ARMedslack] Slackware-current & udev rules for openrd/sheevaplug

Niels Horn niels.horn at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 14:18:37 UTC 2010

On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 12:06 PM, Niels Horn <niels.horn at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 6:38 AM, Stuart Winter <mozes at slackware.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>> On Slackware-current, the udev rules in INSTALL_KIRKWOOD.TXT
>> no longer work:
>> /dev/{openrd,sheevaplug} symlinks don't get created, so I use ttyUSB0
>> instead.
>> I've had a look at
>> udevadm info -a -p /sys/class/tty/ttyUSB0
>> and the attributes are the same as in the rules files.
>> Does anybody know what needs changing?
>> --
>> Stuart Winter
>> www.slackware.com/~mozes
>> Slackware for ARM: www.armedslack.org
> Actually, I don't think it's that "current". I've had this for a while
> already and got used to connecting to /dev/ttyUSB0 - on my Slackware
> 13.1 stable box.
> I never really looked into it, as it works just fine for me using
> ttyUSB0 and thought it was something I messed up on my Slackware box.
> Interesting... :)
> Niels

hmmmm... might have found something... please confirm if this works
for you as well...

It seems that the "SYMLINK+=" rule needs to come after the one that
creates the ttyUSB0 device, which is
So I simply renamed the rule to 61-marvell-kirkwood.rules and that worked :D

Now I have the /dev/sheevaplug symlink again!


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