matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jun 1 11:58:37 PDT 2006
Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Matthew Burgess wrote:
>> Should this probing of hardware in a separate thread be reported as a
>> bug to the driver maintainers, or is it a feature?
> This is a feature :(
> <FUD probability="nonzero">
> Moreover, in linux-2.6.18 SCSI scanning will be asynchronous by default
> (i.e., in a kernel thread), and this means inability to boot from slow
> SCSI devices like big hardware RAID arrays without initramfs.
> The patch is OK. I give you the permission to release a new version of
> udev config tarball identical to the current one without the "bug" rule
> and without nvidia rules.
Thanks Alexander. DJ, Archaic, would you mind applying the relevant
patches and rolling new tarballs for bootscripts and udev-config please.
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