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SubjectRe: udev sysfs docs Re: State of devfs in 2.6?
On Tue, 09 Dec 2003 10:29:05 +0000, Måns Rullgård wrote:

> Andreas Jellinghaus <> writes:
>> maybe add this to the faq?
>> Q: devfs did load drivers when someone tried to open() a non existing
>> device. will sysfs/hotplug/udev do this?
>> A: there is no need to.
> I never like it when the answer is "you don't want to do this". It
> makes me think of a certain Redmond based company.

ok, rephrase:
A: all drivers are already loaded via the hotplug mechanism, and
sysfs/udev did create the device. If it is still missing, you don't
have drivers for your hardware.



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