A few notes on testing
Kevin P. Fleming
kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jul 13 13:28:48 PDT 2004
Matthew Burgess wrote:
> But I thought that /sys (as the mount point for sysfs) will only be
> populated by the information exported via the device drivers.
Device drivers, bus drivers, filesystems, device "class" drivers, etc.
Remember that the PCI bus code is itself a "driver", and exports its
information into sysfs as well, as does the USB bus driver(s) and the
Even with no actual _device_ drivers loaded, all available PCI devices
are listed in /sys/bus/pci with their PCI enumeration information. The
hotplug scripts can then use this to determine which modules to load, if
any are needed.
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