How to auto-detect a USB drive?

Roland Smith rsmith at
Wed Mar 11 11:34:39 PDT 2009

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 11:13:08AM -0700, Peter Steele wrote:
>  >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:
>  >
>  Looks like were out of luck then. Our version is from circa
>  2007/12/07. I assume we can't just replace this one file with the
>  latest version? 

It might work. You'd have to look around in the CVS database
[] to see if the changes in question touch other files
as well.

> We simply cannot move to 7.1 at this point. We have
> some substantial kernel mods that would need to be ported and tested
> in the 7.1 code base and there simply isn't time for that.

Then try another solution: a cron job, as explained in another msg.

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