[systemd-devel] [PATCH] udev: Allow the 'udevadm settle' timeout to be set via the kernel cmdline

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Fri Feb 8 08:03:16 PST 2013

'Twas brillig, and Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek at 08/02/13 12:14 did
gyre and gimble:
> On Fri, Feb 08, 2013 at 11:48:36AM +0000, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>> On some really old hardware, the default timeout of 120 (which may even
>> be reduced further on the command line) is insufficient.
>> While such cases are specialist and (nowadays) relatively rare, it is
>> still nice to be able to provide a method to increase the timeout
>> when needed.
>> Bug Link: https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3315
>> ---
>> I posted this one a while back before udev merge IIRC and was asked to
>> make it use the newer APIs etc. which I've done. Can't remember if I
>> reposted it back to the list or not. Would be nice if it was upstream
>> just to save me carrying a fairly generic patch downstream.
>> It's quite a small patch, but there is no doc on this. Is there a file
>> into which I should put a small chunk of doc on this option?
> kernel-command-line(7), udevadm(8)
> You can just always have a look at http://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/man/systemd.directives.html and look at similar options.

Ahh thanks. I never actually realised that systemd.directives contained
more than just the stuff that worked in unit files... silly me.

Will add some stuff to those files and resubmit in due course (unless
Kay says he doesn't want to commit it upstream in which case I won't
bother! :p)




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