On Fri, 2011-09-16 at 09:46 +0200, Thomas Schmitt wrote: [...] > > And I don't see any reason why udev should try to > > reidentify a CD drive on a 'change' event. I mean, it's not exactly > > likely to change itself to be capable of handling a new disc format that > > would deserve an additional symlink name. > > I agree. It would suffice to assess the drive at boot resp. plug time. > But udev does show reactions on mere usage of the drive by libburn. > Not only on tray loading. > (Else a subsequent run of xorriso would not make the links re-appear.) I imagine that libburn's commands to the drive cause it to signal a status change to the kernel driver, which passes that on to udev. > > I assume the other symlinks to this device also disappear? > > Yes. > > > So what to do ? > I am eager to improve the relationship of my burn software with udev. > > But i need instructions. Where to ask for them ? Have you asked the udev developers *why* it is doing this problematic and apparently redundant work in case of a 'change' event on a CD drive? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings If more than one person is responsible for a bug, no one is at fault.
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