Handling Hotpluggable/Dynamic Devices
jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Apr 10 20:10:44 PDT 2005
Andrew Benton wrote:
> Sorry if this has been covered already, but I'm just looking at the page
> 7.4. Device and Module Handling on an LFS System in Linux From Scratch -
> Version 6.1-testing-20050401 Chapter 7. Setting Up System Bootscripts
> It has a section 7.4.3. Handling Hotpluggable/Dynamic Devices which says
> If building a system that has a lot of drivers compiled as modules
> rather than directly built into the kernel, using the S05modules may not
> be practical. The Hotplug package (see
> http://linux-hotplug.sourceforge.net/) can be beneficial in these cases.
> When the Hotplug package is installed, it will respond to the
> aforementioned kernel's bus driver hotplug events. The Hotplug package
> will load the appropriate module and make this device available by
> creating the device node(s) for it.
> But hotplug is included and installed in the book so that passage should
> probably be re-worded?
Definitely. I'll make a note of it, thanks for the report Andrew.
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