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SubjectRe: DEVFSv50 and /dev/fb? (or /dev/fb/? ???)
On Tue, 11 Aug 1998, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:

> My preference would be to store the inodes in the filesystem. If you're
> going to be using a user mode daemon anyway, as you've suggested in
> other mail messages, then let's define a well-defined interface for the
> kernel to notify the user mode daemon that new devices has apeeared
> (either at boot time or due to a PCMCIA/USB/1384 device getting
> inserted), so that the user mode daemon can create the devices as
> necessary.

Do we even need a daemon running all the time? We've just changed
module handling so that module requests simply invoke modprobe
directly rather than using a kludgy communication method with
kerneld. Is there something to be learned here?

Mike

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