Daniel Stone daniel.stone at ubuntu.com
Mon Nov 21 03:34:37 CST 2005

On Mon, Nov 21, 2005 at 03:23:38AM -0600, Jeff Black wrote:
> How proposterous would it be to not scan certain buses by default, but
> require a key combination to do a full scan? For instance, to scan the USB
> bus 'hold down shift'

Let's say a USB bus scan takes two seconds.

To properly present a 'hold down shift' prompt and give the user time to
react, you'd need at least three seconds of waiting.

You do the maths.

Also, would people who need USB support early be expected to do this at
every boot?
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