cvs commit: LFS/bootscripts/contrib/init.d hotplug

Nathan Coulson conathan at conet.dyndns.org
Wed Jun 16 15:53:08 PDT 2004


> Nathan Coulson wrote:
>
>> What use do we have with disabling hotplug in the hotplug stop script
>> anyway?  [meant to be a question, not an accusation BTW].  Or are you
>> thinking of adding a stop script to rc0 and rc6?
>
> If a hotplug event occurs after /usr is unmounted, or other resources
> needed by user-created hotplug scripts are not available, the shutdown
> will be "noisy" and various errors will appear on the console. Disabling
> hotplug before taking down critical parts of the system is useful for
> the same reason that not enabling it until the system is ready is useful
> (although not quite as important).

We have the equivelant functionality in /etc/rc.d/init.d/sysconfig, is why
I am asking.  [well, except for the /bin/true part, but that'll probably
get added].



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