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    SubjectRe: [RFD] voltage/current regulator consumer interface
    On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 10:19:33AM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:

    > Well, then you should teach serial driver to power the (GPS) device up on
    > open() and power it off on close()...

    This all started because this approach was nacked for serial drivers.
    In any case, I'm not sure that'll scale - it may not be desirable or
    reasonable to do something like that for all devices. For example, the
    devices may be connected via a technology that's not suitable (I've
    worked on systems which used ethernet here).


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