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SubjectRe: udev sysfs docs Re: State of devfs in 2.6?
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Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> writes:
> > > 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's something I don't understand: I thought that with a well
> > configured hotplug+udev system, you'll never have to worry about loading
> > drivers on device-node open() because all drivers should be auto-loaded
> > and all device-nodes should be auto-created.
>
> No, you are correct. That's why I'm not really worried about this, and
> I don't think anyone else should be either.

Is there a specific case for which people want this feature?
Offhand it seems like a slightly odd thing to ask for...

-Miles
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