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Re: handling plugin events?
On Tue, 8 Jul 2008, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Does NetBSD have an official way to trigger tasks to handle various
> devices being plugged in?
> - when I insert a flash memory card (I am using sdmmc but not committed
> yet), I'd like 1) the MSDOS file system to be mounted and 2) a popup
> window (if in X11) to show it. (That popup window could be a image viewer;
> or some tool to download, preview, and erase images; or a simple file
> manager with image preview would be good enough.)
> - insert a PCMCIA broadband card and pppd automatically run with the
> correct configuration -- or if in X11 have a pop-up window asking if you
> want to enable that networking.
> - plug in a USB scanner: open xsane or other scanner software
> - plug in a USB disk, mount the file system to be mounted and (if in
> X11) popup a file manager pointing to it.
> - CD inserted: if has file system, mount it and (if in X11) open a file
> manager. If has audio tracks first, then if in X11, open a CD player
> - DVD inserted: if has file system, mount it and (if in X11) open a file
> manager. If it is a video, then if in X11, open a DVD player application.
> What technologies does NetBSD have to accomplish this? Or what has been
> proposed for this?
I received a hint off-list (Thanks). I think this is it:
I don't know what has been committed yet and I don't find any end-user
documentation (I guess be similar to /etc/powerd/).
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