udev rules

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Nov 27 16:46:14 PST 2005


On Sun, 27 Nov 2005, Jim Gifford wrote:

> Ken Moffat wrote:
>
>> We're an official LFS project, where is the benefit in forging a separate 
>> path for udev rules ?  And doesn't development happen on the list ?
>
> This has been a goal of Cross-LFS since it's inception, to make sure all 
> devices are supported or a framework in place. I've gotten the 2.6.15-rc2 
> stuff working with the rules and configuration suggested by Kay Sievers, but 
> it can't be implemented until 2.6.15 comes out. This will take care of all 
> the BLFS issues, but as I have been told numerous times, alsa is BLFS and not 
> LFS, but it will be addressed in the new package once 2.6.15 is out.
>

  OK, but we're probably almost a month away from 2.6.15.

>>
>>  As part of the udev tarball ?  If so, how is CLFS different from LFS, 
>> which is happily using its own rules file ?  And I repeat, what devices do 
>> we need to support that aren't in the current LFS rules ?  Or if not as 
>> apart of the udev tarball, what is the point of extra packages ?
>
> This package was developed under the guidance of the Udev maintainer, and I 
> hope the LFS will accept this package as well. I can send you a copy if you 
> wish so you can see what the future holds.
>
  If LFS is going to accept it, they'll want to discuss it.  Is it small 
enough to let the list see, or can you give a url so interested people 
can look at it ?

Ken
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