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SubjectRe: udev sysfs docs Re: State of devfs in 2.6?
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Ed Sweetman <ed.sweetman@wmich.edu> writes:

> the biggest advantage from modules is the ability to enable/disable
> devices with different initialization configurations without
> rebooting, including the use of devices that aren't present during
> boot or may be added to a system that cant be put down to
> reboot. Embedded systems usually do not change, that's just part of
> being embedded, modules dont really make sense there unless things
> like filesystems and non-device modules never get used at the same
> time and memory is limited such that 100KB actually matters.

An embedded system could still have USB or something like that. Many
PDAs do have pluggable hardware modules.

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Måns Rullgård
mru@kth.se
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