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Re: RFA: acpi-support -- glue layer for translating laptop buttons, plus legacy suspend support

<bjorn@mork.no> wrote:
>Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> writes:
>> See the hal-disable-polling man page. In short: hardware support for MMC media
>> change notification is broken.
>Err.  You are using the "broken firmware" argument both ways.
>You should follow your own advice regarding the drives spinning up:
>Implement a blacklist of devices with broken MMC media change
>notification and only poll devices in this blacklist.

The majority of drives would be in that blacklist. This is clearly not a 
scalable approach. I'm not aware of any PATA drives that provide 
notification of media change without any polling being involved.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.devel@srcf.ucam.org

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