Re: [PATCH] hw-detect: Do not attempt to load ide-generic if paravirt is active.
On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 6:24 PM, Ian Campbell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-08-31 at 17:05 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
>> It's only legacy (non-PnP) ISA drivers of which AFAIK ide-generic is
>> the only one d-i tries to load by default
> This made me wonder why we even need to report failure to load
> ide-generic to the user, after all if it loads but doesn't find any
> hardware we don't report a failure in that case. Since there is no way
> to probe for the h/w the driver is being loaded speculatively anyway.
> With that in mind how about this patch?
> Subject: hw-detect: do not report failure to load ide-generic to the user.
> There is no way to probe for the need to load ide-generic but if it
> fails then it must be unnecessary and there is no need to pop up an
> error dialog to inform the user.
> Only log the failure instead.
I support the idea and it looks like the most correct way of dealing with it.
If no one objects, please go ahead and commit it.
Otavio Salvador O.S. Systems
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