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Re: kernel config question



David Woodhouse (dwmw2 infradead org) said: 
> > It's 'port the installer to use hal & udev', there's not a bug
> > number, probably because it's generally understood that it's not
> > happening right now.
> 
> OK, so since the above workaround only removes some environment
> variables which were being passed to the hotplug/udev script, it
> shouldn't matter that they're now missing, because the installer wasn't
> using them anyway?

!CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED changes the sysfs layout significantly. (Hey,
when they say the kernel doesn't have a fixed ABI, they aren't kidding.)

This breaks the hardware detection logic used by the installer in about
five or six different places.

Bill


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