Re: [RFC] EDAC and the sysfs

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Nov 17 2005 - 12:54:43 EST

On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 09:20:53AM -0800, Doug Thompson wrote:
> > But you can just probably use a udev rule to
> > initialize your things
> > properly, that's what all of the distros are now
> > using.
> Ok. That's another area for me to research. edac does
> not have any /dev/ entries, just the files and
> controls previous mentioned.
> So, from your comment then, udev has some mechanism to
> set controls in sysfs?

udev gets called whenever you add a kobject to the system. You can then
do whatever you want in udev when this happens. As an example, on one
distro, when a bluetooth device is created by the kernel, a bluetooth
startup script is run by udev.


greg k-h
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