summary of udev changes.

Archaic archaic at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat May 13 13:12:58 PDT 2006


On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 10:10:45PM +0200, Stef Bon wrote:
> 
> Why for example lfs does not use hotplug anymore? Udev handles things itself
> I understand. Is this right?

No need for 2 programs when udev does what hotplug did and more.

> There are now more than one config file in /etc/udev/rules.d. Why? 

For modularity. All rules could be in one file, but then adding more
rules becomes harder (think BLFS instructions to add digital cameras).

> Is the newest udev compatible with older kernels, like 2.6.11.12?

No.

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