Re: Bug#345977: ITP: polld -- Polling demon
On Fri, Jan 06, 2006 at 08:15:14AM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-01-06 at 19:24 +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 11:29:07AM -0600, Nathan Poznick wrote:
> > > Thus spake Roger Leigh:
> > > > What is the problem this is trying to solve?
> > > >
> > > > If the partition table is being changed, the tool that changed it
> > > > should issue a BLKRRPART ioctl, like fdisk does for example (see
> > > > <linux/fs.h>).
> > >
> > > 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
> > Works fine here... /dev/sdc is created when the card reader is plugged
> > in, and /dev/sdc1 is created when I plug in a card. No ugliness
> > required.
> But when you remove that (SD, for example) card, and plug in a
> different type of card (CF, for example), does the kernel notice?
I don't have any other card types to test with. However, the card reader
has been allocated sdc, sdd, sde and sdf (one for each of its four card
slots), so I would expect it to work.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>