Re: Christmas list for the kernel

From: Dmitry Torokhov
Date: Tue Nov 22 2005 - 16:28:20 EST

On 11/22/05, Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 01:31:16PM -0500, Jon Smirl wrote:
> >
> > 4) Merge klibc and fix up the driver system so that everything is
> > hotplugable. This means no more need to configure drivers in the
> > kernel, the right drivers will just load automatically.
> What driver subsystem is not hotplugable and does not have automatically
> loaded modules today?

Input core does not have modalias and needs a special handler to load
interfaces (mousedev, joydev, tsedv, evdev). But input_id is _huge_
and I am not sure that using modalias is a good idea here.

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