[Buildroot] Problem with hotplug

Sean Perry shaleh at speakeasy.net
Wed Jun 25 06:17:50 UTC 2008

hartleys wrote:
> Does the hotplug utility work in the latest svn of buildroot?
> When I plug in a USB memory stick it gets detected by the kernel but
> does not auto mount. I'm not sure if I have something else setup wrong
> or if the hotplug utility is just not working.
> I tried enabling DEBUG in the source to get the dbg messages but the
> code will not compile.
> Can anyone offer some assistance please?

I had the impression that the hotplug in packages was for older 2.6 and 
2.4 kernels.

The kernel just runs /sbin/hotplug when it detects new hardware. Write a 
simple script to mount things. Also, consider looking at HAL.

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