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SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] Remove devfs from 2.6.17
Greg KH, le Sun 18 Jun 2006 20:15:21 -0700, a écrit :
> On Sun, Jun 18, 2006 at 05:54:27PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > It would be nice if udev could be fed not just from the kernel, but from
> > the repository of modules that are available for loading. That may
> > require additional module information.
>
> There's no reason it could not be, but usually a simple, "modprobe loop"
> works good enough for everyone :)

Not for non-root people. (And yes, they may want to do non-root things
with such virtual devices, in the dummy sequencer case for instance).

Samuel
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