Subject: Re: How can I detect USB device insertion/removal?
To: Werner Backes <>
From: Arnaud Lacombe <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/13/2006 17:58:25
On Wed, Jul 12, 2006 at 10:38:32AM +0200, Werner Backes wrote:
> something like FreeBSD's usbd(8) would be helpful.
Once upon a time, there was a usbd(8) in NetBSD. The FreeBSD manpage
reads :

     The usbd utility appeared in NetBSD 1.4.

     The usbd driver was written by Lennart Augustsson <>
     for the NetBSD project.  The event queue handling in usbd was added by
     Nick Hibma <>.

If you check in cvsweb[1], it was deleted 7 years ago, the commit
message[2] is not really clear.