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Re: usbmgr and hotplug

Martin Pitt wrote:

>Currently I use hotplug, which works quite well. Does anybody have
>experience with both packages and can compare them? IMHO it is not
>very useful to provide two packages which do the same job
>(inserting/removing modules and call init scripts). Both packages have
>quite many bugs, thus any efforts should be concentrated IMHO.

I've never used usbmgr, but hotplug is used by the kernel for pretty
much all removable devices (PCMCIA still needs cardmgr, but Cardbus can
use hotplug) and so looks like it provides a superset of the

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.devel@srcf.ucam.org

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