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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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