On Fri, 2012-04-27 at 08:55 +0800, Patrick Lauer wrote: > On 04/27/12 03:32, Adam Borowski wrote: > > On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 08:08:01PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: > >> On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 02:03:17PM -0400, Jonas Smedegaard wrote: > >>> I believe Debian still supports running locally compiled kernels which > >>> do not depend on udev, and that some setups do not require udev either > >>> (not everyone use fibre channel). > >> > >> It is supported only in the sense that it is not yet impossible. > >> > >> Please don't ask anyone to spend time to avoid udev dependencies; > >> hotplugging is normal and udev is the proper way to handle all > >> devices the Linux kernel finds. > > udev is just the reference implementation. mdev [part of busybox] can do > the same (modulo rules: it has a slightly simpler format that doesn't > provide exactly the same features (yet)) [...] Sure, for Linux in general you have other options like mdev. However, Debian uses udev. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings I haven't lost my mind; it's backed up on tape somewhere.
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