Hotplug

Nathan Coulson conathan at conet.dyndns.org
Tue May 18 13:56:47 PDT 2004


> The only remaining issues that prevent inclusion of hotplug into the
> book are:
>
> 1) readlink binary being overwritten by tetex in BLFS
> 2) disagreement between editors upon a single "modprobe -q usbcore" line
> in mountkernfs
>
> I am going to just ignore both points for now and commit hotplug
> instructions within the next 36 hours. Rationale:
>
> 1) the needed foundation is already provided by the bootscripts in the
> case when usbcore is not a module
>
> 2) it is very easy to document this assumption (and other ones, e.g.
> about futexes) on the kernel page right now
>
> 3) if the party that votes for modprobe finally wins (BTW I belong to
> it), it is easy to remove this assumption from the book
>
> 4) by adding hotplug now, we win some time for testing
>
> Any objections?
>
> --
> Alexander E. Patrakov
> --

nope, no more problems.

BTW, was it going to BLFS, or LFS CVS?



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