Re: Christmas list for the kernel

From: Alan Cox
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 05:46:58 EST

On Maw, 2005-11-22 at 18:58 -0500, Jon Smirl wrote:
> On 11/22/05, Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Maw, 2005-11-22 at 16:13 -0500, Jon Smirl wrote:
> > > All of the legacy stuff - VGA, Vesafb, PS2, serial, parallel,
> >
> > PCI Parallel and serial hotplug
> > PS2 hotplugs if you've got hotpluggable PS2 - I've even used this
> > Most Joysticks hotplug
> > Gameports mostly hotplug
> > VESAfb is by definition not hotplug capable
> > VGA hotplug we don't do but you can load the module.
> The devices that plug into the ports hotplug, but the existence of the
> ports themselves does not autodetect/hotplug at boot time.

Untrue for PS2 ports, most modern joystick (old joystick has not
hotplug) and VGA. Also untrue for serial/parallel IFF your udev scripts
are right.

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