svn commit: r192535 - head/sys/kern

M. Warner Losh imp at
Thu May 21 16:21:06 UTC 2009

In message: <1689.1242921616 at>
            "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk at> writes:
: In message <4A157919.7040103 at>, Scott Long writes:
: >I would also love to have destroy_dev() and make_dev() be locking-neutral.
: As far as I know, there is nothing preventing that any more.
: The current state of affairs still reflects a reality from before 
: SMPng entirely changed what "kernel locking" meant.
: I would also support merging CDEV notification into devd(8), it
: does not make much sense to have different mechanisms.

Right now, the devctl_notify() is what gets it into devd.  However,
I'd always viewed devd as having multiple event sources and not just
from the /dev/devctl device.


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