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Re: How to package device files?

In linux.debian.devel, you wrote:

>> 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 no= de that doesn't exist, a la autofs.

I see.  So somewhere there's a device-pathname <--> driver
module map that my postinst would have to modify.  One of these
days I'm going to have to add devfs support.  Assuming it's
not going to stay "experimental" forever.  :)

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