Building kernel

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri May 14 09:07:50 PDT 2004


Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:

> When they are compiled into the kernel, the hotplug package sends 
> synthetic hotplug events for USB devices, and they are not full-blown 
> (the DEVICE env variable is missing). When uhci-hcd is a module, it gets 
> detected by pci.rc and the kernel sends real full-blown USB hotplug events.

That seems to be a major bug; is this documented behavior? If not, the 
better solution is to fix the root problem that to try paper over it by 
building the HC drivers as modules, IMHO.

Can you point me to anything that demonstrates why this problem is 
occurring?



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