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peterk2 at coolmail

Jan 9, 2012, 12:19 AM


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Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 [In reply to]

On 2012-01-09 00:48, Walter Dnes wrote:

Hm... if you didn't compile it in you would have needed an initrd;
didn't think of that... :-(

> * with only one binary blob. it "just works"
>
> * multiple blobs should not be included in the kernel, otherwise it gets
> confused. If multiple blobs are included, there's a fallback
> mechanism that uses udev to figure out exactly which graphics chip the
> laptop has, and which of the built-in blobs to use.

Well, if udev has the database that connects the blob to the chip then
yes it does sounds likely but still a bit strange... I also have only
one blob (I dislike "waste" so I only put the correct blob in there). :-)

> So my laptop is now entirely udev-free.

Congratulations! :-D

PS. I will dive into this and test mdev soon-ish (when I can find the time).

Best regards

Peter K

Subject User Time
Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? waltdnes at waltdnes Nov 14, 2011, 10:21 PM
    Re: Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? pandu at poluan Nov 14, 2011, 11:44 PM
    Re: Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? alan.mckinnon at gmail Nov 15, 2011, 8:16 AM
        Re: Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? pandu at poluan Nov 15, 2011, 9:03 AM
    Re: Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? marduk at letterboxes Nov 15, 2011, 8:41 AM
        Re: Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? pandu at poluan Nov 15, 2011, 9:04 AM
    Re: Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? waltdnes at waltdnes Nov 15, 2011, 12:16 PM
        Re: Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? pandu at poluan Nov 15, 2011, 4:52 PM
    Re: Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? pandu at poluan Nov 15, 2011, 5:41 PM
    Re: Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? cnyegle at gmail Nov 15, 2011, 7:18 PM
    Re: Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? pandu at poluan Nov 16, 2011, 2:21 AM
    Re: Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? pandu at poluan Nov 16, 2011, 2:57 AM
    Re: Anybody want to beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev? peterk2 at coolmail Nov 20, 2011, 8:29 AM
    Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 2 waltdnes at waltdnes Nov 21, 2011, 2:47 AM
        Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 2 pandu at poluan Nov 30, 2011, 5:58 AM
        Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 2 waltdnes at waltdnes Dec 1, 2011, 11:36 AM
        Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 waltdnes at waltdnes Dec 1, 2011, 11:45 AM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 pandu at poluan Dec 1, 2011, 4:23 PM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 waltdnes at waltdnes Jan 3, 2012, 2:04 AM
                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 pandu at poluan Jan 3, 2012, 2:22 AM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 waltdnes at waltdnes Jan 3, 2012, 7:22 AM
                Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 nsebrecht at piing Jan 3, 2012, 7:49 AM
                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 michaelkintzios at gmail Jan 3, 2012, 8:52 AM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 caneko at gmail Jan 4, 2012, 12:21 PM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 rdalek1967 at gmail Jan 4, 2012, 3:33 PM
                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 mikemol at gmail Jan 4, 2012, 3:49 PM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 alan.mckinnon at gmail Jan 4, 2012, 4:02 PM
                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 peterk2 at coolmail Jan 4, 2012, 11:30 PM
                    Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 alan.mckinnon at gmail Jan 4, 2012, 11:43 PM
                        Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 peterk2 at coolmail Jan 5, 2012, 12:17 AM
                            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 alan.mckinnon at gmail Jan 5, 2012, 4:08 AM
                                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 rdalek1967 at gmail Jan 5, 2012, 6:03 AM
                                    Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 neil at digimed Jan 5, 2012, 7:52 AM
                                        Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 alan.mckinnon at gmail Jan 5, 2012, 10:12 AM
                                    Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 peterk2 at coolmail Jan 5, 2012, 8:03 AM
                                        Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 rdalek1967 at gmail Jan 5, 2012, 8:20 AM
                                            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 peterk2 at coolmail Jan 5, 2012, 8:39 AM
                                                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 pandu at poluan Jan 5, 2012, 8:48 AM
                                                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 rdalek1967 at gmail Jan 5, 2012, 5:29 PM
                                                    Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 peterk2 at coolmail Jan 5, 2012, 7:00 PM
                                                        Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 pandu at poluan Jan 5, 2012, 7:29 PM
                                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 peterk2 at coolmail Jan 5, 2012, 7:50 AM
                                    Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 alan.mckinnon at gmail Jan 5, 2012, 10:02 AM
                                        Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 mikemol at gmail Jan 5, 2012, 10:20 AM
                                        Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 peterk2 at coolmail Jan 5, 2012, 12:01 PM
                                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 pandu at poluan Jan 5, 2012, 8:29 AM
                    Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 waltdnes at waltdnes Jan 6, 2012, 5:17 PM
                        Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 peterk2 at coolmail Jan 7, 2012, 3:44 AM
                            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 waltdnes at waltdnes Jan 8, 2012, 3:48 PM
                                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 peterk2 at coolmail Jan 9, 2012, 12:19 AM
                                    Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 pandu at poluan Jan 9, 2012, 1:47 AM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 pandu at poluan Jan 5, 2012, 1:07 AM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 alan.mckinnon at gmail Jan 5, 2012, 3:46 AM
                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 peterk2 at coolmail Jan 5, 2012, 6:41 AM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 michaelkintzios at gmail Jan 5, 2012, 12:15 PM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 neil at digimed Jan 5, 2012, 12:33 PM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 alan.mckinnon at gmail Jan 5, 2012, 2:10 PM
                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 rdalek1967 at gmail Jan 5, 2012, 5:45 PM
                    Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 pandu at poluan Jan 5, 2012, 6:15 PM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 rdalek1967 at gmail Jan 5, 2012, 6:39 PM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 peterk2 at coolmail Jan 9, 2012, 11:25 AM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 waltdnes at waltdnes Jan 9, 2012, 1:08 PM
                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 3 sebastian at darkmetatron Jan 10, 2012, 4:13 AM
            Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 4 waltdnes at waltdnes Feb 17, 2012, 3:40 PM
                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 4 pandu at poluan Feb 17, 2012, 9:51 PM
                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 4 pandu at poluan Feb 27, 2012, 1:49 AM
                Re: Re: Beta test Gentoo with mdev instead of udev; version 4 waltdnes at waltdnes Feb 28, 2012, 5:27 PM

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