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Re: Linux is not about choice [was Re: Fedora too cutting edge?]



On Jan 10, 2008 1:02 PM, David Zeuthen <david fubar dk> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 12:45 -0600, Chris Adams wrote:
> > Once upon a time, David Zeuthen <david fubar dk> said:
> > > On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 10:40 -0600, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> > > > We are badly in need of system-config-udev. I spent several hours
> > > > understanding udev adn building rules for my sound cards and tv cards.
> > > > I hadn't done a yum update on my F7 box for weeks/months (lazyness)
> > > > did one this week, and it apperently just blew away my custom udev
> > > > config
> > >
> > > Hell no. We are in badly need of this crap just working out of the box.
> >
> > And how do you know automatically that one of my USB-to-RS232 adapters
> > is my UPS (should be /dev/ups), one is my GPS (/dev/gps0), and one is a
> > cell phone (/dev/modem)?
>
> Either we look at the USB device it's hanging off (vendor, product or
> class id's), the driver or we provide a simple interface in
> gnome-device-manager or similar (including command line apps) to set it.

You're wierd dude, this essentially the same thing I suggested and you
discouraged.

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