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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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