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SubjectRe: Security downgrade? CONFIG_HOTPLUG required in 2.6.16?
Adrian Bunk wrote:
> - hotplugging devices != module loading
> - CONFIG_HOTPLUG does not load any code into the kernel.
> - hotplugging devices can work without any userspace support
>
> As an example, hotplugging an USB hard disk works fine with
> CONFIG_MODULES=n and without any userspace support (assuming
> a static /dev).
>
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Ah, I see. But if I have no USB hard disk to plug in?
Should I still be compiling in HOTPLUG? Seems a waste.
Thanks for the example though...

-linda
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