mediabay hotswap, tun naming patches (2.4)
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Mon Jan 21 07:13:30 EST 2002
>It's been a while. Got a few patches that have been languishing in my
>system for too long.
>One changes the mediabay ide_register call to an explicit call to the
>pmac_ide call that it needs, at least on a wallstreet. Without this, an
>ide mediabay cannot be inserted post-boot.
>The second patch changes the behavior of the tun device so that devices
>are not required to have a numerical value after their name. I have yet
>to figure out how to tell MOL to assign a numerical value and pass tun a
>% like the kernel wants. Just made it so that if there is no numerical
>value, then that tun device is the only one of its kind. ( "mol" = one
>iface, while mol% = many ifaces, (or maybe "mol0" and "mol1" are explicit
>different ones, not same as "mol%" ifaces.)). I suppose would be
>unnessesary/undesired when MOL gets updated to support ___% registration.
>(or i figure out how to use it :)
Could you send this to the tun driver maintainer ?
>PS, I still use my wallstreet, and haven't found out why adb crashes.
>rtc and nvram also appear to break at that moment, but pmu (battery
>support, etc) is fine. still not sure if its a pure software issue or if
>hardware got confused.
rtc and nvram are broken too ? that's weird. Can you try disabling the
battery polling stuff in via-pmu.c to see if it's causing the problem ?
(comment out the calls to query_battery_state())
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