hotplug-2004_04_01-isapnp-1.patch

Alexander E. Patrakov see at the.sig
Fri Jun 18 09:30:42 PDT 2004


Chris Lingard wrote:
> I posted a correction to one of Alex's hotplug patches.
> 
> I now see that the patch is causing errors, and needs this correction.
> 
> Here is the corrected patch

> Description: Detects ISAPNP hardware, including floppy, PC speaker
> and PS/2 mouse. Needs specially-crafted /etc/modprobe.conf

This makes it no better than Simone Gotti's "isapnp.rc" script + 
/etc/sysconfig/modules. I have dropped this script, but our mails crossed.

And I really prefer Simone Gotti's "isapnp.rc" script, because it offers 
blackilsting abilities and (unlike "pnp.rc") can detect devices with 
MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(pnp_card,...), not just 
MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(pnp,...). Just grep for those signatures in the 
kernel source and see that the "pnp.rc" script really detects nothing.

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Alexander E. Patrakov
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