Re: 2.6.18-rc strange hotplug/udev/uevent problem

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 02:01:52 EST

On Mon, Aug 07, 2006 at 08:33:08PM +0100, Andrew Clayton wrote:
> Hi,
> Got a weird problem here.
> On x86 Fedora Core 5 with 2.6.17 with GNOME, plugging in a usb stick
> would result in it being mounted. With 2.6.18-rc this no longer occurs.
> FC5 got an update to hal to work with 2.6.18 kernels, but it don't work
> for me. I'm having the same problem on 3 x86 FC5 machines.
> The weird thing is, this all works on my x86-64 FC5 workstation with
> 2.6.18-rc both before and after the hal update.
> Anyway I submitted a bug report against HAL suspecting it broken
> Perhaps not. So I turn my attention more to the kernel.
> 2.6.17 was working fine. You could plug/unplug/plug a USB memory stick
> and it would get mounted each time.
> 2.6.18-rc[23] works the same as above on my x86-64 FC5 box.
> 2.6.18-rc[23] and 2.6.18-rc3-git7 on x86 built with
> usb/scsi/sd/vfat/nls_* built as modules will mount on the first plug but
> not subsequent plugs.
> If you rmmod the sd_mod module and plug in, then it will get mounted.

That's just wierd. I can't think of anything that has changed recently
to cause this.

Can you use 'git bisect' to try to narrow it down which change caused
the problem?


greg k-h
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