Beta2: Nice job!

Brooks Davis brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Wed Aug 24 01:42:17 GMT 2005


On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 09:22:21PM -0600, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <20050822181740.GD22948 at odin.ac.hmc.edu>
>             Brooks Davis <brooks at one-eyed-alien.net> writes:
> : On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 08:39:40AM -0400, Andrew Gallatin wrote:
> : > - Maybe /etc/pccard_ether should not depend on $removable_interfaces.
> : >   After all, it does ignore interfaces which are up.  Or maybe I'm just
> : >   bitter because it took me 15 minutes to figure out why the wireless
> : >   card was not getting setup on resume... ;)
> : 
> : I'm leaning more an more in this direction.  I just need some time to
> : work on it a bit more.
> 
> Yes.  This was definitely an unwise choice.  It certainly broke years
> of tradition, if nothing else :-).  It tripped me up for a period of
> time as well, and when I build/install my 'virgin' tree it still trips
> me up for a few seconds when I see the behavior that I've dyked out
> return.  Of course my hammer is big (completely remove
> removable_interfaces and replace it with nothing).

Fixed in HEAD. :-P  I've killed removable_interfaces and added a NOAUTO
keyword for those who want to have purely manual control of an interface.

-- Brooks

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