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Re: Heads up: bluetoothd on-demand startup



On Fri, 2009-06-12 at 20:20 +0200, drago01 wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 8:11 PM, Kyle McMartin<kyle mcmartin ca> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 07:05:39PM +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> >> I've added a patch to bluetoothd in F-12 to support being started via
> >> udev, on-demand. bluetoothd will now only start up when you have a
> >> Bluetooth adapter plugged, and will exit 30 seconds after the last one
> >> went away.
> >>
> >> The only purpose of the bluetooth initscript is now to switch HID proxy
> >> adapters into Bluetooth mode (on Macs, and some Logitech and Dell
> >> keyboard/mouse combos). That'll probably go away as well, and into udev.
> >>
> >> File bugs against bluez if you encounter any problems with bluetoothd
> >> being in the wrong state (ie. started with no Bluetooth hardware, and
> >> not running when you have Bluetooth hardware).
> >>
> >
> > I've been hoping to find some time to do a big review of system startup
> > for F-12, but haven't as yet found the time...
> >
> > How does this actually work? At what stage of boot does udev attempt to
> > start bluetoothd?
> >
> > One of my ideas(I guess?) for F-12 is to filter modules loaded at boot
> > by udev, and defer things that aren't needed for startup until either
> > idle, or they are needed. (Why do we need sound modules loaded before we
> > mount root rw? :) I've got a couple hacks from LPC last year I need to
> > polish and submit for cups to make it somewhat more sensible...
> >
> > Pardon my curiosity, this is a big step towards better boot up. Thanks
> > for doing this!
> >
> > cheers, Kyle
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=484345

Nope, that was the code that was in F-12 up until now, which I removed,
and replace with a better way. There's no initscripts needed anymore.

Cheers


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