[arch-dev-public] Risky business: udev upgrade
t.powa at gmx.de
Sun Aug 31 13:03:15 EDT 2008
Am Sonntag 31 August 2008 schrieb Xavier:
> On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 1:03 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Well, I am not even sure this is a problem with udev or if I did
> > something wrong, but the "auto-mount feature" of gnome apparently
> > stopped working after this upgrade.
> > But the system boot fines, the external usb disk is still properly
> > detected is dmesg, the correct devices are created and with the proper
> > permissions :
> > brw-rw---- 1 root storage 8, 16 août 30 00:32 /dev/sdb
> > brw-rw---- 1 root storage 8, 17 août 30 00:32 /dev/sdb1
> > And I can still mount it manually just fine. Just the automatic mount
> > stopped working.
> > So I have no idea what the problem is.
> As I saw there :
> The event chain goes like this :
> kernel -> udev -> hal -> dbus -> g-v-m -> dbus -> hal -> kernel
> Since we are only changing udev, I thought the problem should be in
> udev->hal communication, and that hal needs to be updated somehow.
> But I have not found how to debug hal, to be sure hal is indeed the
> problem and that it does not see the udev event.
> I also checked if there were any hal git commits related to udev, and
> found a recent one :
>9d91dd212065d5f6e But I re-introduced the udevinfo symlink (ln -s
> /usr/bin/udevinfo) and it did not help.
> I can reproduce this with the 126 version made by Aaron, the 127
> version made by Tobias, and my own nearly vanilla 127 version
> (on this note, I don't know why Arch has to change so many things from
we don't change much it's just the module loading that is changed to fit to
arch module loading procedure, the rest is vanilla as udev ships.
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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