Subject: Re: How can I detect USB device insertion/removal?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org,>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/30/2006 04:01:13
In article <20060713155825.GA65289@aries.rezid.net> you wrote:
> 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 <email@example.com>
> for the NetBSD project. The event queue handling in usbd was added by
> Nick Hibma <n_hibma@FreeBSD.org>.
> If you check in cvsweb, it was deleted 7 years ago, the commit
> message is not really clear.
Looking at the code, it was apparently needed to initiate devices that
were not properly detected by the kernel. Not really what we'd expect in
this context here... :)