RE: ITP: usbmgr -- user-mode USB kernel modules manager
On 12-Jan-2001 Yoshiaki Yanagihara wrote:
> Pacakge: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> I intent to package "usbmgr":
> usbmgr is User-mode daemon which loads and unloads USB Kernel Mouldes.
> When USB devices connect into or disconnect from a USB hub,
> the usbmgr works as the following according to configuration.
> a) Loads and unloads files Linux kernel modules.
> b) Execute file to setup USB devices.
> License: GPL2
instead of this, help debian get a proper /sbin/hotplug implementation. usbmgr
is only useful in 2.2 series. With 2.4 kernels, hotplug is the chosen
interface and ANY device which can be hotplug'ed falls under its control --
usb, firewire, pcmcia, etc.