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Re: debian and UDEV

Gabor Gombas <gombasg@sztaki.hu> writes:

> On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 07:16:00PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> That is because udev is slower so the window of the race condition
>> gets increased many many times. Without udev you don't have to wait
>> for the mknod call to complete.
> I think you got the speed comparison wrong: udev does the mknod() from a
> C program running as a daemon, while hotplug means forking a new shell
> for every event. That should be several magnitudes slower.

With a static dev there is no mknod syscall to wait for. That's what I
was refering too.


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