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    SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] udev 0.1 release
    On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 08:37:37AM +0200, Oliver Neukum wrote:
    > > Anyway, this works for me, on my machines, and I am very interested in
    > > feedback from everyone about both this concept, and the implementation
    > > of this. I've cced a lot of different lists, as they have all expressed
    > > interest in this project.
    > Cool, an utterly new piece of code to play with.
    > Well, it has some nice issues.
    > - There's a race with replugging, which you can do little about

    True, but this can get smaller.

    > - Error handling. What do you do if the invocation ends in EIO ?

    Which invocation? From /sbin/hotplug?

    > - Performance. What happens if you plug in 4000 disks at once?

    You crash your power supply :)

    Seriously, the kernel spawns 4000 instances of /sbin/hotplug just like
    it always does. I'm working on keeping udev from spawning anything else
    to keep the process cound down (right now it fork/execs for mknod, but
    that was just me being lazy.)


    greg k-h
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