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Re: Changing over to udev

On Wed, 14 Dec 2005 23:00:04 +0200
David Baron <d_baron@012.net.il> wrote:

> If, indeed, this must be done--this provides hotplug functionality as
> well.
> Does it need to be in control? As of now, many things are modprobed
> before hotplug and hotplug says "already loaded". Might be quite
> difficult to find and sort all this out. Hotplug/udev might be
> self-sufficient without /etc/modules or alsa configuration scripts
> elsewhere but maybe not.
> Udev on Sid requires 2.6.12 or newer kernels. I have 2.6.11 and
> 2.6.14 (which must have udev). Until 2.6.14 is demonstrably working
> with udev, I do not want to get rid of 2.6.11 (which uses devfs and
> current hotplug). Can udev be installed anyway? Consequences?

I'm currently trying to learn/convert to udev on Sid as well. What I did
was to install the 2.6.12 kernel which can also work without udev.
2.6.12 is currently in Testing.


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