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Re: In preparation for 2.6.13 - initrd issues

On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 10:16:16AM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> In linux.debian.maint.boot Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:
> >> I think that d-i actually needs only the first item, and since it's not
> >> critical for many devices I will deal with it later.
> >> So the next udev-udeb package will not depend anymore on hotplug-udeb.
> >
> >The idea is to possibly switch d-i to using hotplug for all (or at least
> >most) hardware detection, so that the installer and installed systems do
> >not detect hardware in different ways that cause incompatabilities. For
> >that to work we'd need at least coldplug support and proper hotplug
> >wouldn't hurt.
> Proper hotplug support is provided by udev itself, hardware detection
> should come in ~1 month. Is this enough to start using udev in d-i?

Is there any work in progress to make hotplug not so damn slow?


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