[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: hotplug blacklists

On Sun, 18 Sep 2005, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> The new hotplug subsystem cannot handle blacklisting anymore, and now
> delegates it to modprobe.
> modprobe uses a different syntax, so the old /etc/hotplug/blacklist*
> files are not supported anymore.

What about user-installed blacklists?  Will the new packages at least try to
convert these from blacklist format to modprobe format?

Otherwise you are likely to cause severe headaches to a lot of people whose
system crashes when a given module (that hotplug likes) is loaded, etc.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

Reply to: