[arch-dev-public] [signoff] udev-132-1

Eric Bélanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Mon Dec 8 15:12:44 EST 2008

On Wed, 12 Nov 2008, Aaron Griffin wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 2:01 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Dan McGee schrieb:
>>> Booted fine on i686. However, I thought this was something that should
>>> be fixed by udev loading my modules, and it shows up in my dmesg
>>> output:
>>> Warning! ehci_hcd should always be loaded before uhci_hcd and
>>> ohci_hcd, not after
>>> dmesg has output from usbcore, ohci_hcd, and ehci_hcd in that order,
>>> so it does not appear to be loading in the correct order as the
>>> message indicates.
>> Udev has no ordering in loading modules, it is all random! Thus, the kernel
>> devs wanting to ensure a particular order on loading modules completely
>> contradicts the general usage of udev. IMO, this is a kernel bug, the order
>> mustn't matter.
> You can handle this with modprobe. It's an age-old trick to load
> another module before the requested module is loaded. Perhaps we
> should ship a file that has that in there for uhci?

This has been in testing for a month. I don't know if there are pending 
bug reports but I haven't noticed any problems. So signoff for both 

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