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    SubjectRe: USB device allocation
    In message <>, Jeff Garzik writes:
    | David Weinehall wrote:
    | > Oh, and have you actually ever tried a system running devfs (such as a
    | > kernel patched with Richard Gooch' patch, or a Solaris-system), or?
    | Is Solaris dynamic? I'm pretty sure 'boot -r' or creating
    | /etc/reconfigure causes a boot script to scan the hardware and creates
    | device nodes as needed. That's an entirely userland solution which
    | keeps /dev nice and trim.

    It scans a devfs-like pseudofilesystem created by the OBP.

    brandon s. allbery os/2,linux,solaris,perl
    system administrator kthkrb,heimdal,gnome,rt
    carnegie mellon / electrical and computer engineering kf8nh
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