plasma-netbook startup cdrom detection
yofel at gmx.net
Sun Mar 2 12:27:31 UTC 2014
On Tuesday 25 February 2014 22:54:54 Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 15:26:04 Harald Sitter wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 3:20 PM, Philip Muskovac <yofel at gmx.net> wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > To start plasma-netbook on 'Netbooks' we added a check to startkde that
> > > checks whether laptop-detect return true, whether the display height is
> > > between 0 and 700px, whether an optical drive exists or whether netbook
> > > was explicitely requested .
> > > As the optical drive check depends on udisks, it's broken on new installs
> > > since we switched to udisks2.
> > >
> > > Why are we checking for an optical drive again? As I understand it, the
> > > plasma-netbook interface was mostly about efficient screen space usage.
> > >
> > > If someone remembers why checking for an optical drive is useful here I'll
> > > try to fix this, otherwise I'll just remove the udisks code from
> > > startkde.
> > virtual machines I think.
> > though, IIRC there was also a general concern with pulling up the
> > netbook UI on not netbook machines and netbook machines do not ever
> > have a drive, hence that check.
> That's my recollection as well (to reduce false positives on small screen
> Scott K
That would explain why I'm seeing the netbook interface in a VM every now and then.
I'll try to fix this.
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