Re: Bug#292831: udev: udev prevents X from beeing started
On Jan 31, 2005 at 15:44, Wouter Verhelst praised the llamas by saying:
> Op ma, 31-01-2005 te 09:40 -0600, schreef Ron Johnson:
> > On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 15:58 +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 12:45:42PM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > > > On Mon, 31 Jan 2005, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > > > > Unfortunately, GNOME depends on hal, and hal depends on udev.
> > > >
> > > > If it does indeed depend on udev, how does it work under kernel 2.4 at all?
> > >
> > > Because that statement is utter bullshit. There's a single and optional
> > > gnome component that wants to use hal.
> > A single and optional gnome component that is very, very useful.
> apt-cache show magicdev
> No, that does not just work on Linux 2.4.
Except, I believe magicdev polls the kernel, rather than responding to
kernel event. Plus HAL provides more features than just noticing if a CD
has been inserted into a drive.
Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione.