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SubjectRe: udev sysfs docs Re: State of devfs in 2.6?
On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 06:17:28AM +0100, Witukind wrote:
> From the udev FAQ:
>
> Q: But udev will not automatically load a driver if a /dev node is opened
> when it is not present like devfs will do.
> A: If you really require this functionality, then use devfs. It is still
> present in the kernel.
>
> Will it have this 'equivalent functionality' some day?

Heh, no. I really don't believe all of the people who keep asking me
this. I think I need to reword this answer to something like:
A: That is correct. If you really require this functionality, then
use devfs. There is no way that udev can support this, and it
never will.

That better? :)

thanks,

greg k-h
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