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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Driver Core: devtmpfs - kernel-maintained tmpfs-based /dev
    On Tue, 2009-08-11 at 17:34 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 08:25:27PM -0400, David Dillow wrote:
    > > So use Eric/Arjan's program that does it in 60ms -- you get a
    > > dynamic /dev, no initrd, fast boot, and no kernel changes required.
    > Their program only handles it for a reconstruction of /dev based on
    > sysfs one time at boot. It does not handle things that are added or
    > discovered by the system after that, you need udev for that.
    > So it's a great hack for boot time stuff, but not a complete /dev
    > management replacement like this code can be for numerous systems.

    What systems would those be? Perhaps it's just too early in the morning
    for me, but I'm having a hard time thinking of ones that wouldn't want
    to use udev in that case for the event notification, or have their own
    handler, such as an embedded system.

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