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On Tuesday 22 November 2005 23:58, Jon Smirl wrote:
> On 11/22/05, Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
> > On Maw, 2005-11-22 at 16:13 -0500, Jon Smirl wrote:
> > > All of the legacy stuff - VGA, Vesafb, PS2, serial, parallel,
> >
> > PCI Parallel and serial hotplug
> > PS2 hotplugs if you've got hotpluggable PS2 - I've even used this
> > Most Joysticks hotplug
> > Gameports mostly hotplug
> > VESAfb is by definition not hotplug capable
> > VGA hotplug we don't do but you can load the module.
>
> The devices that plug into the ports hotplug, but the existence of the
> ports themselves does not autodetect/hotplug at boot time.

I think this is referred to as "cold plug".

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Alistair.

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