Subject: Re: lkm for pci device
To: Gordon Waidhofer <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/03/2004 15:42:04
In message <>, "Gordon Waidhofer" w
>Just some thought food......
>While thinking about how LKMs and autoconf
>get along, it might be worth throwing hotswap
>into the frey.
>USB stuff can be added/plugged/unplugged.
>SATA, IDE, SCSI, FibreChannel, iSCSI, etc, etc,
>can support hotswap. It is possible to
>add a drive while online. It's not the same
>thing as a drive with removable media. I'd
>bet PCMCIA adds some good wrinkles, too.

and acpi -- Thinkpad Ultrabays can hold various kinds of drives.  I'd 
*love* to be able to hot-swap my floppy, cd-rom, batteries, etc.

		--Steve Bellovin,