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From: (Måns Rullgård)
Subject: Re: Input layer demand loading
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 18:56:03 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Greg KH <> writes:

>> Not necessarily. When the joystick is plugged in, you want to load the 
>> hardware driver modules. There's really no need for the userspace interface 
>> until someone requests it. At least that's the way I see it.
>> And in any case, even if you do want to load joydev.o when the joystick is 
>> plugged in, I don't see how that could be done on-demand when the joystick 
>> port isn't hotplug compatible, such as is the case with gameports, right?
> True, but then if you try to open the port, you will only get the base
> joydev.o module loaded, not the gameport driver, which is what you
> _really_ want to have loaded, right?
> So there really isn't much benifit to doing this, sorry.

That's easily fixed in modules.conf, or modprobe.conf for 2.6.

Måns Rullgård

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-16 16:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-13 16:39 Input layer demand loading Fredrik Tolf
2003-07-14  6:22 ` Greg KH
2003-07-14 10:58   ` Fredrik Tolf
2003-07-16  4:29     ` Greg KH
2003-07-16 12:57       ` Fredrik Tolf
2003-07-16 16:26         ` Greg KH
2003-07-16 16:56           ` Måns Rullgård [this message]
2003-07-16 17:28           ` Oliver Neukum
2003-07-16 21:23           ` Fredrik Tolf
2003-07-16 21:54             ` Greg KH
2003-07-16 22:07               ` Oliver Neukum
2003-07-16 22:16                 ` Greg KH
2003-07-16 22:21               ` Fredrik Tolf
2003-07-16 18:19 Andrey Borzenkov
2003-07-16 18:29 ` Oliver Neukum
2003-07-16 18:33 ` Mike Fedyk

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