My plans

Daniel Espinoza despinoz at isye.gatech.edu
Wed May 12 08:51:31 PDT 2004


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On Wednesday 12 May 2004 11:17, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> I have some relatively free time now, and I have the following plans
> concerning my future CVS commits. Please comment and prioritize them
> (with P1-P5), so that the best ones are done the first, and bad ones are
> rejected right now.

>
P-4
> 3) Add sysvinit-1.85-proclen-1.patch (optional?) into HEAD and b6_0.
> Ratilnale: people who build bootable CDs don't know that it's sysvinit
> who clobbers the TERM variable set by kernel when initrd is in use.
>
>
P-3
> 6) Add a note about pppd, dhcpcd and lynx --- or is a new chapter called
> "Optional software" somewhere in the end better?
>
P-2
> 7) Submit a hotplug patch for use in LFS book. Rationale: almost
> everyone voted for hotplug in LFS, and I am the author of the Hardware
> Detection Hint that deals with hotplug.
>
P-1
> 8) Add some udev-specific notes about building the kernel to HEAD and
> b6_0. Explain what works and what does not work in /etc/modprobe.conf
> with udev as compared  to static /dev. Rationale: lack of documentation
> in other places, and the usual "alias sound-slot-0 snd-fm801" does not
> work anymore with udev.
>
P-5
> 9) If Nathan adds Zack's "modules" script to the official tarball, I
> will document it.
>

Just my humble preferences

Best
Daniel
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