[arch-projects] [INITSCRIPTS][PATCH 1/2] Drop old /proc/sys/kernel/hotplug logic

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Sun Apr 3 11:09:57 EDT 2011

On Sunday 03 April 2011 16:55:13 Sebastien Luttringer wrote:
> No trace of uevent_helper in udev code.
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux%2Fhotplug%2Fudev.git&a=search&h=HEAD&st=grep&
> s=uevent_helper
> No trace of uevent_helper or hotplug in /lib/udev/rules.d/
> From http://lwn.net/Articles/166954/
> The hotplug helper /sbin/hotplug is now officially deprecated. The
> control file /proc/sys/kernel/hotplug has moved to
> /sys/kernel/uevent_helper, but it is expected to be disabled on most
> systems in favor of udev and the netlink interface.
> So this is an old legagy. We should drop it.

I agree with both these patches in principle. I'll just wait a bit before 
pushing them out to let others give their opinion.


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