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Re: How to package device files?

On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 05:33:22PM -0000, Grant Edwards wrote:
> I'm also confused about the chicken/egg issue when using devfs.
> My driver module gets loaded when somebody opens a device file.
> If devfs device files are created at the request of driver
> modules, how do they get autoloaded in the first place?

aiui devfsd can load a module when an attempt is made to access a device node
that doesn't exist, a la autofs.

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Debian GNU/Linux Maintainer                               araqnid@debian.org
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