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Re: udev in initrd



Greg KH (greg kroah com) said: 
> > The issue here is that it's not *that* simple, once you
> > start handling all the devices that aren't in sysfs. Moreover,
> > it breaks the 'load module on device access' model.
> 
> We've been breaking that in the kernel for years now (look at the shared
> major numbers for the USB core as an example).  And we have stated that
> this will continue in the future, as we have shifted to a "load module
> on device detection" model.

Yes, but it still mostly works now. Otherwise, there wouldn't be
all those MODULE_ALIAS entries in the kernel source code. *ducks*

Bill



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