[arch-dev-public] [signoff] udev-168-2

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Tue May 17 13:33:07 EDT 2011

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 7:26 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Am 17.05.2011 18:23, schrieb Tom Gundersen:
>> There was a regression in udev-168 where "udevadm settle" would
>> sometimes return too early. This lead to some (apparently rare)
>> systems being unable to boot, especially people booting from usb
>> drives or not having devtmpfs support in their kernels were affected.
>> udev-168-2 contains the fix packported from upstream git.
>> Please test and signoff both arches, I hope to push to [core]
>> relatively quickly.
> And I was wondering why my aic7xxx controller initialized so fast -
> turns out nothing was waiting for it to initialize (in this case, I wish
> I could restore that behaviour, because it takes ages).

UDEV_TIMEOUT=0 restores the bug ;-)

(though I think it is a very bad idea to use this feature, it might
mean you won't have your block devices when you need them...)

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