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It's not really possible to make a device without the help of the kernel (by writing your own kernel driver module); although there is FUSE, and lesser known and not commonly supported CUSE for character devices in user space, and NBD could be used for block devices. If it's sufficient to be similar, you could use named pipes using mkfifo and then have some ...


Neither udev nor DKMS can be adequately described as “a way to dynamically manage all connected/disconnected device drivers on a Linux system”. Udev dynamically manages devices, not drivers — it creates entries in /dev when a device is plugged in. DKMS is about drivers, but it has nothing to do with locating a driver for a device: it's a way to compile ...

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