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

On Jan 31, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:

> 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
This is the *upstream* design... The official word on this is that if
you manually load a module then you need to wait for the device with a
loop (which sucks if you do not know the device name, so you should use
a dev.d script when possible).

> FWIW, we have worked around this bug in d-i unstable for at least i386
> and amd64 by always putting psmouse in /etc/modules.
Lack of serio hotplug support is a kernel bug, but I see that the needed
bits are being merged.


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