Subject: Re: device attachement detection from userland
To: Mark Kirby <>
From: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/14/2006 11:16:57
Mark Kirby <> wrote:

> I have been trying to work on a generic userland notification framework, i
> also think Jeff Rizo was working on something similar. 
> I was hoping to get something up to allow us to port HAL to NetBSD. My
> framework was based (loosely) on FreeBSD's devctl implementation.
> This would allow us to notify userland of any kernel event not just device
> attatchment. 
> Unfortunately it is slow going as i'm no C coder and i have just started a new
> job. Im certainly willing to help design, code, test this if you want my
> help.

Any pointer to your work?

Emmanuel Dreyfus