Re: Bug#243166: eject should provide a .udeb, so that an eject menu item can be found in debian-installer.
On Mon, Apr 12, 2004 at 12:28:11AM +0200, Frank Lichtenheld wrote:
> tags 243166 moreinfo help
> On Sun, Apr 11, 2004 at 03:52:44PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > A .udeb package would allow to eject the cdrom during the install. Would
> > be particularly usefull for uncompleted pmac installs, since it is not
> > evident to eject the cdrom by hand.
> I prepared a prelimary version, you can get it from
> deb-src http://www.lichtenheld.de/debian ./
Ok, i will test it.
> I'm unsure however what functionality is really needed:
> - Should it be possible to manually enter a device name?
I am not sure. It is usually only needed to eject the cdrom in the
drive, and i believe that debian-installer has knowledge of which device
> - Should I try all devices or only the default one?
I am not sure what the default is though.
One solution would be to act differently at different priority levels :
at priority=medium -> eject the cdrom device.
at priority=low -> ask for device to eject, ideally presenting a list
of ejectable devices.
No idea what the real difference is for priority high, maybe we can move
one item to a higher priority. At priority critical, this question will
not be asked, so it is not important.
> I would appreciate patches against debian/eject-udeb.postinst
> and debian/eject-udeb.templates
Ok, i will see what i can do.