In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Warner Losh writes:
>In message <11056.970344237@critter> Poul-Henning Kamp writes:
>: We need a generic "devd" which finds out that devices have appeared,
>: set their perms (if needed/wanted) and executes any commands needed
>: (getty, mount, etc etc) by the device.
>ifconfig and dhclient are likely the most often executed ones now.
>I agree we need a generic devd.  Does devfs use the kqueue interface?

Not right now, but it could.  Right now you can tell something happened
by examining the sysctl vfs.devfs.generation

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