OpenFirmware devices and hotplug events

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Thu Mar 18 11:43:34 EST 2004

> Yes, that's exactly what /sys/firmware is for.  A userspace
> representation of the machine's firmware.  Look at a i386 box running
> ACPI for an example of just that.

I'd prefer on-the-fly creation of dentries & inodes rather than
having it all in sysfs statically. BTW. Doesn't sparc has a
filesystem for exposing the firmware device-tree ? maybe that's
worth looking at.


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