devd based AUTOMOUNTER
vermaden at interia.pl
Wed Feb 29 08:02:17 UTC 2012
"Ian Smith" <smithi at nimnet.asn.au> pisze:
> On Tue, 28 Feb 2012, vermaden wrote:
> > "Andriy Gapon" pisze:
> > > on 29/02/2012 00:04 vermaden said the following:
> > > > "Andriy Gapon" said:
> > > >> on 28/02/2012 17:26 Alexander Leidinger said the following:
> > > >>> The kernel does not poll for CD changes, and the people guarding the relevant CD
> > > >>> code where against something like this in the kernel everytime this came up in
> > > >>> the past. So no devd event for this.
> > > >>
> > > >> My impression was that lately people were asking for it (and nobody actually
> > > >> "guarded" the code), but there is no good design on how to do it.
> > > >
> > > > The mentioned earlier sysctl OID changes whenever CD is in the
> > > > drive or not, something changes that ... so adding appreciate
> > > > events like "MEDIA INSERTED" and "MEDIA REMOVED" to cd* class
> > > > should be enought to handle them and mount/umount the
> > > > medium with script like mine with appreciate devd(8) config.
> > >
> > > I don't think that there is any kernel component that pro-actively changes that
> > > value. Most likely you have something like hald running or otherwise tried to
> > > access the device before the change was noted.
> > I do not even have working CD drive in my laptop, so I cant tell ;)
> > Ivan Klymenko sent this earlier in that thread:
> > NO CD:
> > > kern.geom.conftxt: 0 DISK cd0 0 2048 hd 0 sc 0
> > CD IN:
> > > kern.geom.conftxt: 0 DISK cd0 4700372992 2048 hd 0 sc 0
> That looks like a DVD, I only have a CDRW in this .. but inserting
> either a music or a data CD has no effect whatsoever on that sysctl
> here, on 8.2-RELEASE anyway, which still has /dev/acd0 as well.
> Further, it's not so easy to parse:
> t23# sysctl kern.geom.conftxt
> ie nothing, but no 'unknown oid' either, huh?
> t23# sysctl -d kern.geom.conftxt
> kern.geom.conftxt: Dump the GEOM config in txt
> Hmm, checking sysctl(8), only the -b switch seems to dump it:
> t23# sysctl -b kern.geom.conftxt
> 0 DISK cd0 534181888 2048 hd 0 sc 0
> 0 DISK ad0 120034123776 512 hd 16 sc 63
> 1 PART ad0s4 34143137280 512 i 4 o 85888373760 ty freebsd xs MBR xt 165
> [.. partitions on slices s4, s3, s2 and DOS slice s1 shown, omitted ..]
> t23# sysctl -b kern.geom.conftxt | grep cd0
> Binary file (standard input) matches
> Note also that the above entry for cd0 does NOT change after inserting
> various different data CDs, all different sizes, nor after mounting one,
> so that 534181888 entry is from some time before, perhaps the first CD
> inserted after boot, not sure? Also the sizes are bytes, regardless of
> sector size (DVD above, while ad0s4 is a 32GiB slice on a 120GB disk).
> Doesn't look like this one is going to fly.
Ok, so at least we have a confirmation that its not
currently possible, thank You for clarification.
> (meanwhile other progress is looking good, maybe I'll get some time
> next month to play with it, still behind due to aforesaid near-disaster :)
Sure, have fun! ;)
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