[kde-freebsd] multislot cardreader and hald

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Mon Dec 24 15:32:12 CET 2007

on 21/12/2007 15:33 Joe Marcus Clarke said the following:
> Jeremy Messenger wrote:
>> On Fri, 21 Dec 2007 05:59:44 -0600, Andriy Gapon <avg at icyb.net.ua> wrote:
>>> on 20/12/2007 19:03 Jeremy Messenger said the following:
>>>> I am no expert on hald, but if I understand it correct. If there is no
>>>> probe in hald then hald will never know if you put/keep your da disks in
>>>> and pull out. I bet other OSs do the same things. Correct me if I am
>>>> wrong.
>>> I now see what you are saying and this makes a lot of sense indeed. And
>>> I agree that FreeBSD kernel is overly verbose about such a condition -
>>> after all it is normal that a device with a ("field") removable media
>>> can have no media. I need to check how FreeBSD 7 behaves in this respect
>> FreeBSD 7 beahves same. I have 7.0-BETA4 (Dec 13). If I put DVD movie in
>> and I will get over 16k lines in message under a minute.
>> http://people.freebsd.org/~mezz/messages.txt.bz2
>> If I put a blank CD in and I only get less than ten lines in messages. I
>> can't wait for someone to fix FreeBSD because that over 16k lines under
>> a minute is very annoy.
> Disc media is treated differently than USB media.  USB umass devices are
> assumed to have media.  This is part of the issue with the card reader
> (floppy drives behave the same way).

Isn't this a bad assumption?

Andriy Gapon

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