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Re: Bug#292831: udev: udev prevents X from beeing started

On Jan 31, 2005 at 04:46, Hamish Moffatt praised the llamas by saying:
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 05:31:03AM +0100, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > > My package works as designed, but let me know if you can design
> > > something better.
> > 
> > Oh, so it's udev that's responsible for what IIRC is a race that can
> > cause X to not see the ps/2 mouse if the module is loaded as part of X's
> > setup? Nice design. :-P
> > 
> > FWIW, we have worked around this bug in d-i unstable for at least i386
> > and amd64 by always putting psmouse in /etc/modules.
> I did an amd64 install last week from the (then) current install image
> and didn't end up with psmouse in /etc/modules; I added it by hand when
> I found that udev was preventing X from starting. :-(
> I am yet to submit a report; my bad.
Surely the solution is for hotplug/discover to load it during bootup.
Could hotplug use mdetect?

David Pashley
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