[TAG] Please solve a doubt about linux H/W detection
pf at frailediaz.e.telefonica.net
Thu Mar 30 00:35:13 MSD 2006
El 29/03/06 17:12:31, Thomas Adam escribi?:
> On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 06:48:55PM +0530, Kapil Hari Paranjape wrote:
> > Hello,
> > On Wed, 29 Mar 2006, Thomas Adam wrote:
> > > What difference does it make to you if it has or has not? I'll
> > > reiterate once more that you DO NOT need discover at all. In fact,
> > > it's considered harmful 
> > >
> > > -- Thomas Adam
> > >
> > >  Just by me, for what that's worth.
> > In case that makes you feel happier Thomas, I saw a mail (which I
> > can't find right now) that indicates debian-installer team is in
> > agreement with you. However, the replacement "udev/hotplug/coldplug"
> > may also make you unhappy :)
> Ugh. :) Udev is a fad that perpetuates the dick-waving wars of
> look at me, I only have three entries in /dev. You have 50000, so
> mine's much better". It has absolutely *no* real advantage over a
> static /dev tree whatsoever.
What about the symlink magic explained here ?
To hotplug different scanners, digital cameras or other usb devices in
no particular other, and make them appear always in the same known
point inside the filesystem, looks like a good feature. How would that
be done without udev?
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