Question about USB hotplug in Ubuntu

Simon Guo wei.guo.simon at
Mon Jun 16 12:47:58 UTC 2014

At 2014/6/16 20:44, Simon Guo wrote:
> Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2014 16:29:51 +0200
> From: Nils Kassube <kassube at>
> To: ubuntu-users at
> Subject: Re: Question about USB hotplug in Ubuntu
> Message-ID: <2193671.HVHz2y8cZS at p5915>
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> Simon Guo wrote:
>> I want to be clear about the USB hotplug procedure in Ubuntu.
>> I read "Linux Device Driver" and "Documentation/usb/hotplug.txt", and
>> google much. Per my understanding, the USB hotplug generally works as
>> following in linux:
> No, it doesn't work like that. Unfortunately you learned about an
> outdated procedure. Nowadays Ubuntu uses udev [1].

Thanks Nils.


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