Re: module: sysfs - add 'uevent' file to allow coldplug

From: Kay Sievers
Date: Mon Jun 20 2011 - 07:20:21 EST

On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 01:23, Rusty Russell <rusty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Jun 2011 00:00:29 +0200, Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> From: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@xxxxxxxx>
>> Subject: module: sysfs - add 'uevent' file to allow built-in coldplug
>> Userspace wants to manage module parameters with udev rules.
>> This currently only works for loaded modules, but not for
>> built-in ones.
> I'm confused. ÂWhat does "manage" mean here?

Hook system management into module-load events, which might include
changing module parameters in /sys/module/*/parameters/*, or at
bootup/coldplug run it for built-in modules.

We do the same to set properties for buses, drivers or devices when they appear.

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