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Re: Bug#345977: ITP: polld -- Polling demon


On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 19:33:26 +0100
md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) wrote:

> On Jan 04, Nathan Poznick <kraken@wang-fu.org> wrote:
> > I have a USB card reader which has 5 different slots for various media.
> > If I plug in the card reader and then later insert a CF card, the CF
> > card slot's device does not have the partition device created when using
> > udev (I have to insert the CF card and then plug in the card reader).  I
> > believe this software is created specifically for that purpose - for
> > card readers which do not report card insertion / removal to the kernel.
> OPTIONS+="all_partitions
> (Documented in README.Debian and udev(8).)

I know about this. This pollutes my /dev with many files, forcing to
rescan device makes appear only partitions which exist.

> This program still looks like a bad idea.

Find better way to do same thing. Card reader seems to not report card
changes at all.

I'm not on debian-devel, please cc me.

    Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com

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