Plans for hal 0.5.x

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd at
Mon Dec 13 08:16:40 PST 2004

On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 10:51:07AM -0500, David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 16:39 +0100, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> > Is there a reason to have it run as an addon, when it would just run
> > continously otherwise ? A pmu is not something one hotplugs afaik :)
> > 
> Well, I think /dev/pmu is bound to some kernel module; ideally the
> daemon should only be running when /dev/pmu actually exists.

At least in the vanilla kernel PMU support can only be compiled in, not running
as a module. So it's currently not a problem :)
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