Re: Hotplug, udev, hal, etc.
Udev without hotplug works well here with kernel 2.6.13.
All things keep on working very well : sound, nvidia, tv, cpufreq, usbkey and
others ... So, what the problem is ? Before hitting the maintainer, you
should give it a try first, shouldn't you ?
Le Dimanche 9 Octobre 2005 12:36, Hendrik Sattler a écrit :
> Am Sonntag, 9. Oktober 2005 11:57 schrieb Anders Ellenshøj Andersen:
> > Udev in unstable now conflicts with hotplug. From what I can gather udev
> > has eaten up all of hotplugs functionallity, but I don't really have a
> > clue about what is going on. Since some important KDE stuff depends on
> > all this to work, I'd sure like if someone who knows this stuff could
> > explain what the h... is going on.
> Sure, by upgrading, you loose all abilities to run linux-2.4.xx with
> hotplug functionality. You also agree to not run a linux kernel <2.6.12
> because that won't work, too. Actually, you should run linux kernel 2.6.14
> or higher. I know, doesn't exist, yet but that seems to be the attitude of
> the udev maintainer.
> Obviously, he lives in a perfect world, where all external kernel modules
> adapt to kernel changes very fast.
> Obviously, some DDs (e.g. the udev maintainer) gave up to make it possible
> to have more than one major kernel version installed (and still be able to
> run it properly).
> The udev package somewhat digs its own hole and I am glad that I did not
> change to udev. The udev package could also ask if you want to use hotplug
> or udev's coldplug, does it? (Can't tell because I don't have it