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On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 9:21 PM, Greg KH <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I know of no such problem with udisks, have you reported them to the
> upstream developers?
As I said, it's just what I hear — perhaps it's the usual retrograde
whining. I should probably just try udisks-glue, the only issue I see
is that it depends on UDisks 1.
> You can stall the whole hotplug path, causing issues and overruns.
Note that the script I mentioned immediately forks, and only updates
autofs mapping entries — it doesn't actually mount anything.
> Right there, if that's all you need, and it's what most embedded systems
> need, udev isn't even needed, just use devtmpfs and all is fine.
Perhaps I wasn't expressing myself clearly — the point was to show
that mdev is not needed. I used mdev in initramfs previously, but now
rely on devtmpfs and the one-liner /sbin/hotplug for loading modules.
Incidentally, turning off mdev resulted in Busybox executable size
change of precisely 0, which I guess shows how much mdev actually
> I really want to get rid of that entry and option from the kernel entirely
Please don't — it's useful in Busybox-based initramfs. Dracut-like
inclusion of udev and its dependencies DAG is usually unnecessary and
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