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SubjectRe: PATCH/FIX for drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c
Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> Hmm, so how does one tell hal to go to hell and leave the cdrom device
> alone at all times (other than totally disabling hal).

AFAIK many drivers allow multiple opening of device files. If programs do not
honor any kind of locking (advisory, O_EXCL) use mandatory locking (DOS 2.0
compatibility, no problems ;)

> Who the heck wants all that stupid auto crap anyhow. :)
Yea. But see RH managers on its videos, happy about usb sticks being plugged
and worked, he-he:

I've just installed debian-gnu and got all that
cpufrequtils, powermgmt, acpiutils installed on amd64 laptop
while i just need:
|modprobe powernow-k8
|modprobe cpufreq_ondemand
|echo ondemand >scailing_governor
Anyway long, almost 10 years, way to win95 and win98 is never ending ;D

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