icon Udev manages the Linux /dev directory, and hooks userspace into kernel device events. Udev man pages and documentation are included in the udev source tree. Here are some online references: The latest released tarball of udev is available at: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/hotplug/.

The git development repository of udev is available at: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=summary.

Any questions about udev should be addressed to: linux-hotplug@vger.kernel.org.