[arch-projects] [mkinitcpio][PATCH 00/19] Break all the things!

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Mon May 14 04:37:38 EDT 2012

Am 13.05.2012 19:57, schrieb Dave Reisner:
> The final unlisted change is what I referred to earlier about udev. Since the udev
> hook would be handling its own startup/shutdown, we'd simply yank those if blocks
> out of /init and carry on. I've been testing this and it works quite well.

I haven't looked through your patchset yet, but here is the bad part
about udev:

In the past, udev needed to run before the modules listed in MODULES=
from mkinitcpio.conf were loaded. Otherwise, firmware loading would
fail, and almost everyone with MODULES="radeon" would be very unhappy! I
know that some things have changed regarding firmware loading since
then, but this is likely still an issue in some form - and even if it
isn't, it is a good idea to have a firmware helper present before doing

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