Policy, defaults and broken hardware

Joe Shaw joeshaw at novell.com
Tue Jun 1 15:09:15 PDT 2004

On Wed, 2004-06-02 at 00:05 +0200, David Zeuthen wrote:
> No concrete examples, sorry; my best example is a bit far out and
> includes that automounting would lock the media or otherwise wear it
> out. I included this mostly for completeness; may be bogus, I can remove
> it if so desired. Either way, it's just a hint.

Ok, I was just curious.  I don't think it's a big deal.

> But I know that media detection borks one PCMCIA driver (partitions
> keeps hotplugging in and out; that's what happen with my 16-bit PCMCIA
> compact flash reader

Yeah, I have the same problem with my PCMCIA card reader.

> (that presently doesn't work with HAL due to the
> lack of PCMCIA sysfs files, but I suspect we might put it in the "City
> of Lost Device" you introduced last week :-). 

But I don't have this problem.  Mine shows up okay because it does an
IDE hotplug, but I don't have the card here and don't remember the
details of exactly how the tree gets set up.


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