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    SubjectRe: PATCH: Multiprobe sanitizer
    On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 05:22:44AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 02:12:57PM +0200, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
    > > On Thu, 2006-08-17 at 05:00 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > > > On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 11:24:35AM +0200, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
    > > > > Probe ordering is fragile and completely defeated with busses that are
    > > > > already probed asynchronously (like USB or firewire), and things can
    > > > > only get worse. Thus we need to look for generic solutions, the trick of
    > > > > maintaining probe ordering will work around problems today but we'll
    > > > > still hit the wall in an increasing number of cases in the future.
    > > >
    > > > That's exactly why udev was created :)
    > > >
    > > > It can handle bus ordering issues already today just fine, and distros
    > > > use it this way in shipping, "enterprise ready" products.
    > >
    > > Only up to a certain point and for certain drivers... but yeah.
    >
    > What drivers are not supported by this? Seriously, have we missed any?

    Do serial drivers have a device symlink now, and video drivers?
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