How to auto-detect a USB drive?

Roland Smith rsmith at
Wed Mar 11 11:02:40 PDT 2009

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 10:49:18AM -0700, Peter Steele wrote:
>  >Last week I submitted a patch to get this system and subsystem
>  >documented in the manual page of devd.conf. It should be in CURRENT now,
>  >and will be MFC'd to STABLE in a week or so.
>  This looks like exactly what we need, except we're using 7.0, and are
>  too close to releasing 1.0 of our software to make a switch to 7.1
>  now (QA would want to run weeks of testing).
>  What are the issues with devd and 7.0?

It's missing the call to devctl_notify in the devfs handling. This was
added to RELENG_7 on the 28th of May 2008.  You'll need at least
rev. of /usr/src/sys/kern/kern_conf.c. See:

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