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Re: hotplug blacklists



Marco d'Itri wrote:

> udev (0.070-3) unstable; urgency=low
> 
>   * hotplug and coldplug support has been merged in the udev package,
>   which
>     will load all the drivers needed as the beginning of the boot process
>     and handle hotplug events later.
>     The hotplug package has been disabled and should be manually purged.
> 
>     This makes the following configuration files obsolete:
>     + /etc/hotplug/*.rc and *.agent: the old hotplug files are not used
>       anymore. udev rules may be used to selectively disable coldplugging.
>     + /etc/hotplug/usb/*.usermap: must be replaced by udev rules.
>     + /etc/hotplug/blacklist*: must be replaced by modprobe configuration
>       directives.

*urgs*, I really hope that this does not mean to get rid of the hotplug 
package! There are people who like a static /dev and still want hotplug to 
properly load the modules.

HS

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