On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 02:57:36PM +0200, Vincent Untz wrote:
There's a fate entry (#300647, sorry for those who cannot have access to
it -- I'm asking if it can be made public) to have the desktop unmount
all partitions from USB (& firewire) devices when the computer is
suspended because unloading usb-storage would fail.
My understanding of all this is... not perfect :-) So here are a few
questions and hopefully the replies will help me:
+ can kernel people tell if this is still a potential issue?
No, it should not be.
+ if we need to do this, shouldn't the kernel
just do it anyway?
(or maybe hal -- it seems weird to me to have all desktops implement
+ what can we do for processes that are using files on those
Just leave it alone, we now have CONFIG_USB_PERSIST which should handle
this just fine. usb-storage should not be unloaded anymore in recent
That fate entry should be rejected, do you want me to go do that?
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