r8546 - in trunk/BOOK: chapter01 chapter06

bryan at linuxfromscratch.org bryan at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri May 23 15:45:33 PDT 2008


Author: bryan
Date: 2008-05-23 16:45:32 -0600 (Fri, 23 May 2008)
New Revision: 8546

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/chapter06/udev.xml
Log:
Install a few rules from udev's etc/udev/packages/ directory to handle device-mapper (LVM and dm-raid), md-raid, and a few Palm device symlinks.


Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2008-05-23 01:45:45 UTC (rev 8545)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2008-05-23 22:45:32 UTC (rev 8546)
@@ -37,6 +37,17 @@
 -->
 
     <listitem>
+      <para>2008-05-23</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[bryan] - Install a few extra rules from the
+          etc/udev/packages directory in udev.  Thanks to Dan
+          Nicholson for noticing the issue.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+            
+    <listitem>
       <para>2008-05-22</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter06/udev.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter06/udev.xml	2008-05-23 01:45:45 UTC (rev 8545)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter06/udev.xml	2008-05-23 22:45:32 UTC (rev 8546)
@@ -101,9 +101,24 @@
     </variablelist>
 
     <para>Udev has to be configured in order to work properly, as its default
-    configuration does not cover all devices. Install the (LFS-specific)
-    custom rules files:</para>
+    configuration does not cover all devices. First install a few extra rules
+    files from Udev to help support device-mapper and RAID setups:</para>
 
+<screen><userinput remap="install">install -m644 -v etc/udev/packages/64-*.rules \
+    /etc/udev/rules.d/</userinput></screen>
+
+    <para>Now install a file to create symlinks for certain hand-held devices:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput remap="install">install -m644 -v etc/udev/packages/40-pilot-links.rules \
+    /etc/udev/rules.d/40-pilot-links.rules</userinput></screen>
+
+    <!-- There are more files available in the packages/ directory, if we want
+         to consider using them.  Most are probably irrelevant to LFS though.
+         "alsa" isn't, but we already have those rules, using a better set of
+         matches.  Most of the files in packages/ are for other architectures. -->
+
+    <para>Now install the LFS-specific custom rules files:</para>
+
 <screen><userinput remap="install">cd &udev-config;
 make install</userinput></screen>
 




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