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SubjectRe: can we move USB_DEVICEFS to non-embedded?
On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 9:03 PM, Kay Sievers<> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 12:54, Dave Airlie<> wrote:
>> Okay can we revert this for a better reason? it seems to have unhidden a race
>> condition on booting some of my machines. I've booted some other machines
>> with the same USB disk and the same kernel fine.
> Are you sure? USBFS is for userspace USB drivers, booting from
> usb-storage devices should be fully handled by the kernel.

Yes, changing just this option means the difference between a bootable
and stuck in initrd system. maybe Peter knows if our initrd does something
otherwise I suspect we have a race that usbfs was hiding.


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