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Old 01-31-2007, 06:12 AM   #1
Narendra Babu
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Is udev works only on linux kernel version 2.6


I am currently trying to enable hotplug option for my Montavista kernel version 2.4.
From the articles i came to know that udev is the part of hotplug. Also udev is required to manage device nodes dynamically. udev requirement says that it needs kernel version 2.6.

WIll it not work with kernel version 2.4 ?
Is there any other method to know the dynamic device node info like /dev/sda or /dev/sdb.... at user space application.

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Old 01-31-2007, 10:07 AM   #2
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Udev will only work with 2.6 kernels (as stated in the docs). 2.4 kernels use devfs instead of udev.


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