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Old 04-09-2009, 07:58 AM   #1
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udev question


Hi All,

I understood that udev only loads drivers, which are built directly into the kernel apart from creating device nodes. Is that correct?

Is it possible to load a driver which is not directly built into the kernel using udev?

It would be of great help if any one gives me information about how a driver is invoked when a corresponding device is found.


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Old 04-09-2009, 08:36 PM   #2
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I believe you are correct. But udev also has the ability to run external commands, so you should be able to use it to run a script to manually load and/or unload modules.
 
  


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