udev problems

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat May 22 10:26:52 PDT 2004


DJ Lucas wrote:

> Optimized = No.  Another proggy running in the backround when a static 
> device would suffice.

FUD. Please research what you are talking about before making statements 
like that. udev does not run in the background, it runs at startup to 
initially populate the /dev directory. From that point forward, if you 
do not cause any hotplug events to occur, there is no difference between 
it and a static /dev system. If you do cause hotplug events to occur, 
udev is invoked to handle those events.



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