On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 11:44:00AM -0400, Alan Stern wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Aug 2003, Soewono Effendi wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 6 Aug 2003 10:47:15 -0400 (EDT)
> > "Alan Stern" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > 
> > > The upshot is that for USB, which is hotpluggable, __devinit and __devexit 
> > > are useless.  
> > 
> > useless -> danger! if usb modules are statically linked to kernel, since
> > the functions with __init are removed! unless __devinit is used and
> > hotplug is enabled.
> 
> Dangerous yes, unless hotplug is enabled.  But hotplug should _always_ be 
> enabled when USB support is present.

No, this is not necessary.  See my other message about why this is so.

I think it's time to just always enable CONFIG_HOTPLUG as it doesn't
really buy us much these days...

thanks,

greg k-h


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