Building kernel

Alexander E. Patrakov see at the.sig
Fri May 14 09:33:44 PDT 2004

Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> 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?

See the script that chmods the Mustek scanner device ni my Hardware 
Detection hint. And also see the longstanding FIXME in usb.rc, line 99. 
Fix it if you like and can.

Alexander E. Patrakov
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