Subject: Re: umass / sd and hotplug
To: Sascha Retzki <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 10/18/2004 14:38:30
In message <20041018162947.GD103@iqranet.info>, Sascha Retzki writes:
>On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 11:59:43AM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> Frank van der Linden posted a workaround patch; it's running
>> beautifully for me on 2.0rc3 and 2.0rc4; see
>Does it make sense to include this patch in the distribution, then?
>I mean, if it works fine for everybody.. .
I don't know if it works for everyone; I said that it works for me...
More generally, that's a question for releng. I don't even know if the
patch is in -current yet, which is a prerequisite for it being pulled
up to the 2.0 branch. And given how close we are to the release date,
I don't know that we want yet another delay for this one. That said,
it's up to releng; if they don't pull it up, I'll just keep it in my
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb