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bilotta78 at hotpop.com
Mon May 30 08:21:47 CDT 2005
On Mon, 30 May 2005 17:31:06 +0000, Rajeev J Sebastian wrote:
> Well, I did some reading last night, and what is found is that HAL is supposed
> to be a wrapper to hotplug etc, *so that programs like what im proposing* can
> be written easily, i.e., the program which I am proposing (let's call it KMM)
> is a perfect case for the use of HAL within it, and HAL was built for such
So the matter is:
* are there hotplug events which are not wrapped by HAL?
* are there HAL events which are not handled by ivman?
If I get it right, your KMM is supposed to address any of the above
... but wouldn't be better to just extend ivman (and HAL if
> Second, the patch I made to pmount: reading the code and comments last night,
> the restriction that pmount currently only mounts removable devices, is a
> *feature* of pmount. I think it's because of security considerations. I will
> try to talk to Martin Pitt (author of pmount) regarding this.
Oh, that'd be nice!
Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta
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