Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at
Mon Nov 21 02:29:06 CST 2005

* Paul M Edwards 

| "can we just do a MD5SUM on a device list and compare the result
| against a previously stored value to determine whether the full
| hardware detection is required?"

You can't know what USB devices are plugged in without without loading
the USB modules.  You can't know what's plugged into the USB card
reader without loading the USB mass storage module, etc.

So, you have to load a fair amount of modules just to be able to scan
all of you buses.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
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