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SubjectRe: udev sysfs docs Re: State of devfs in 2.6?
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Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> writes:

> On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 02:03:42PM +0100, Maciej Zenczykowski wrote:
>
>> - just because a device is present in the system doesn't mean that
>> it's kernel modules are loaded
>
> No, but one could argue that it should :)

One could equally well argue that it need not.

>> - for example my floppy is always present in the system, but I access
>> it like once a month or so
>
> Then, when you want to access it, a simple 'modprobe floppy' would work
> for you, right?

Only if you are root.

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Måns Rullgård
mru@kth.se

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