Re: Hardware Inventory [was: Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?]

From: Greg KH (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 18:59:41 EST

On Mon, Jan 07, 2002 at 02:28:38PM -0800, David Brownell wrote:
> > Hopefully, integration of /sbin/hotplug during the boot process (using
> > dietHotplug) will reduce the number of things the "coldplug" issue will
> > have to handle.
> Somewhat -- though it only handles the "load a module"
> subproblem. When new devices need any more setup
> than that, "dietHotplug" isn't enough.

Agreed. dietHotplug doesn't want to solve that problem right now. I'll
leave that up to the main linux-hotplug scripts :)

greg k-h
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