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Re: making udev require 2.6.15 kernels

On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 02:01:05PM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
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> On Fri, 10 Feb 2006 13:41:55 +0100
> Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> >   1) sarge-udev & etch-udev install concurently, maybe using the
> > divert or alternative mechanism to not overwrite their files.
> Beware that some packages depend versioned on udev. They probably
> expect that newer udev to not only be installed, but also running...

Good point, but well, we have 6 month to teach them to behave properly in the
upgrade path, and they should be included in the solution.

> And hooks for udev possibly behave wrongly (perhaps even fatally?) when
> hooked into a too old udev?

but will this matter for the keyboard, network and disk ? Well, the same ones
yaird cares about.

> I am not saying this is impossible, just that it is most probably
> harder than simple divert.

Ok, but i think the solution Marco proposed already takes care of a big chunk
of the current problems, and we will only be needing to handle those cases
where the new kernel fails to boot, and maybe using the recovery mode of d-i
in those case would be acceptable ? 


Sven Luther

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