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SubjectRe: USB device allocation
> > Why is that? You get the same layout with a dynamic-filesystem; the
> > difference is that with dynamic devices it becomes FAR easier to support
> > plug'n'play devices.
>
> And next to impossible to handle per-device persistent data (permissions
> come to mind).

This idea came across my yesterday. How about a file (text or binary) that
lays in /dev (the /dev on the / partition, not a mount) or in /etc that's
opened up my mount or something and sends that fd to the kernel. Kernel
reads this file and uses it to keep permissions (mini filesystem w/o a data
area I would assume)

How hard is this to implement? I believe other programs do this as well
(smbmount comes to mind)

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