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From: Olaf Hering <olaf@aepfle.de>
To: Andrew Walrond <andrew@walrond.org>
Cc: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Initramfs and /sbin/hotplug fun
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 18:54:37 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070115175437.GA26944@aepfle.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45ABBB8B.6000505@walrond.org>

On Mon, Jan 15, Andrew Walrond wrote:

> >/sbin/hotplug and /init are two very different and unrelated things.
> 
> Well, of course. But looking at the thread provided by Jan, it seems the 
> kernel might not be in any fit state to service the (userspace) hotplug 
> infrastructure when it makes the calls (Ie can't create pipes yet).

Thats because noone really fixed the init call order. Its going back and
forth since /init was added in 2.6.6.
Ideally, there could be some /earlyinit that could prepare the
enviroment for hotplug calls.
Why do you need /sbin/hotplug anyway, just for firmware loading for a
non-modular kernel?

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-15 17:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-15 14:16 Andrew Walrond
2007-01-15 16:44 ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-01-15 17:04 ` Olaf Hering
2007-01-15 17:36   ` Andrew Walrond
2007-01-15 17:54     ` Olaf Hering [this message]
2007-01-15 19:54       ` Andrew Walrond
2007-01-16  3:50         ` Mark Rustad
2007-01-15 19:43     ` Bill Davidsen

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