r7417 - in branches/udev_update/BOOK: chapter01 chapter07

matthew at linuxfromscratch.org matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Mar 8 12:59:07 PST 2006


Author: matthew
Date: 2006-03-08 13:59:06 -0700 (Wed, 08 Mar 2006)
New Revision: 7417

Modified:
   branches/udev_update/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
   branches/udev_update/BOOK/chapter07/udev.xml
Log:
Remove an irrelevant example of poor Udev support

Modified: branches/udev_update/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/udev_update/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2006-03-08 20:53:10 UTC (rev 7416)
+++ branches/udev_update/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2006-03-08 20:59:06 UTC (rev 7417)
@@ -40,6 +40,11 @@
       <para>March 8, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[matthew] - Remove an example of poor Udev support as it
+          does not apply to the kernel used in the book. Thanks to Alexander
+          Patrakov.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[matthew] - Upgrade to Linux 2.6.15.6.</para>
         </listitem>
         <listitem>

Modified: branches/udev_update/BOOK/chapter07/udev.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/udev_update/BOOK/chapter07/udev.xml	2006-03-08 20:53:10 UTC (rev 7416)
+++ branches/udev_update/BOOK/chapter07/udev.xml	2006-03-08 20:59:06 UTC (rev 7417)
@@ -202,15 +202,6 @@
       <filename class="directory">/sys/bus</filename> and check whether there is
       a <filename>modalias</filename> file there.</para>
       
-      <para>If the <filename>modalias</filename> file exists, and its contents
-      match the module alias, but the module is still not loaded, it is a kernel
-      bug - the kernel forgets to export the alias to the uevent environment.
-      This is the case, for example, with the input subsystem in
-      Linux-&linux-version;, and is anticipated to be fixed in later kernel
-      versions.  As a workaround...</para>
-
-      <!-- After Linux-2.6.16, find a different example for the para above -->
-      
       <para>If the <filename>modalias</filename> file exists in <systemitem
       class="filesystem">sysfs</systemitem>, the driver supports the device and
       can talk to it directly, but doesn't have the alias, it is a bug in the




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