More on hotplug issue w/HAL

Joe Shaw joe at
Fri Jan 9 03:43:27 EET 2004

On Thu, 2004-01-08 at 20:30, Otto Solares wrote:
> > BTW - I've noticed that the floppy drive doesn't appear anywhere within
> > sysfs.  I'm guessing that this is a kernel issue - there doesn't seem to
> > be a device class for it at all!  
> Same for AT / PS/2 keyboards, serials, parallel, PS/2 mice.

I think gregkh sent a patch upstream for input devices.

> I think we should provide a way to legacy devices show in the gdl.  World
> is still full of legacy devices.

We're still early in the 2.6 sequence and the hotplug maintainer
(gregkh) is interested in getting all devices to use sysfs, so we might
still be able to get these in there.


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