Linux.ars: automatic device node creation
"udev works by taking information from two sources, the sysfs filesystem that carries information about devices published by drivers in the /sys hierarchy, as well as the hotplug framework that monitors busses that support hotplugging, such as USB, SCSI and IEEE 1394/FireWire. /sys carries a directory hierarchy organized by bus and device position that carries information about devices detected by the kernel as well as the resources allocated to them ..."
(Submitted by Noel Sat Apr 17, 2004 )
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