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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] udev 0.1 release
Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
>
> All it takes
> for the driver for a Fibre Channel host adapter to load, and enumerate
> the devices it can see. In a matter of seconds many hundreds or
> thousands of disk devices could be registered with the kernel.

Not the design center for the original "exec /sbin/hotplug" style
event delivery, no way!

A near-term option would be just to have some kind of throttle on
how many hotplug invocations are going on concurrently -- avoiding
process creation storms. That should easily take Linux all the way
into the 2.7 series, for those who want to tread carefully in terms
of changing sysadmin technologies.

- Dave



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