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> > A much better solution could be had by select()ing on a filehandle 
> > indicating when a new hotswap event is ready to be processed. No races,
> > no security issues, no performance issues.
>
> I must say that I've always felt this to be a better approach than the
> /sbin/hotplug callout.

I've always liked this approach, too - if you look at acpid, it is designed
to be gereically useful for this model of kernel->userland notification.

With minor mods, it could become 'eventd' and handle ACPI, hotplug, netlink,
and any other style kernel->user notice.

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