On a large machine: 856,432.
> When do we start to throw them away?
> Fun policy decisions that we don't have to worry about in the current
The current scheme will run out of processes, kernel stacks, etc before a
message scheme would.
> Also, what's the format of the kernel->user interface.
Exactly the same as at present, with /sbin/hotplug chopped off. So you can
run the daemon:
while read x
done < /dev/hotplug_event_pipe
for compatibility with existing scripts.
But I'm not really very opinionated about it. I don't expect any of it to be
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