Shall we support the autorun feature?

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Tue Jan 4 09:31:59 CST 2005


Scott James Remnant [2005-01-04 13:59 +0000]:
> > It should be noted that our only use case so far - automatic Ubuntu CD
> > upgrades - does not need this feature. This was solved by a hal script
> > that checks whether an inserted CD is an Ubuntu one.
> > 
> How does this solve the primary use-case?
> lit. "warty user puts the hoary CD in their drive"

- user puts in the drive
- hal notices this, creates new volume and executes the callout
- Michael provided a callout script that checks whether a CD is an
  Ubuntu package CD
- this callout script then triggers the startup of the upgrading

(Ask Michael for details)


Martin Pitt             
Ubuntu Developer  
Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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