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SubjectRe: usb hotplug problems with 2.6.10
On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 10:03:10AM -0500, Jack Howarth wrote:
> Alan,
> I had mentioned a couple weeks back that with kernel 2.6.10,
> the ability to hotplug usb keys in Fedora Core 2 and 3 has been broken.
> There is actually a bugzilla report on this with some useful information
> on manifestation of the problem....
>
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/beta/show_bug.cgi?id=119140
>
> The problem can be hacked around for the moment in hotplug by
> repeatedly calling updfstab until the device appears in both
> /proc/scsi/scsi and /sys/bus/usb/drivers/usb-storage but it
> would be nice is this could be fixed in the kernel.

How do you propose "fixing" this in the kernel? Userspace needs to be
changed to go off of the /dev node showing up, not the usb hotplug event
(which can happen much sooner, as you have found out.)

I would recommend bringing this up with the Fedora developers.

thanks,

greg k-h
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