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    SubjectRe: USB device allocation
    Brian Swetland wrote:
    > >
    > > Solaris does *not* use devfs; the /devices tree is an on-disk device
    > > node tree which is constructed at initialization time, and it is
    > > persistent. A much better solution, IMNSHO.
    >
    > How exactly does such a solution work with hot-plugable devices?
    > Some daemon that gets informed of devices appearing and disappearing?
    > I don't think I'm being unreasonable in thinking that when a device
    > is added to the system it should instantly be usable. That's kind of
    > the point of dynamic busses, no?
    >

    That is one way of doing it; IMO a very good way because it lets you
    have policy in user space.

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