Re: [git pull] more PCMCIA updates for 2.6.34 (including ioctldeprecation)

From: Dominik Brodowski
Date: Wed Mar 03 2010 - 03:43:50 EST


On Wed, Mar 03, 2010 at 08:30:11AM +0000, Russell King wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 03, 2010 at 08:59:44AM +0100, Dominik Brodowski wrote:
> > Please pull from that location insofar as you agree to continue with the
> > deprecation of the PCMCIA ioctl. Otherwise, I can prepare a branch
> > _without_ this controversial patch to pull from.
> So you believe that disabling the button in the graphical environment
> to allow PCMCIA cards to be removed (such as CF cards) - leaving the
> user to merely pull out the CF card, while the FS is mounted, is a
> good idea?

In which graphical environment specifically?`Which graphical environment
failed to update how to issue card removal events[1] even though the old
interface has been marked as deprecated since July 2005, and clear and bold
warnings have been visible in dmesg since September 2005?


[1] Either
# echo 1 > /sys/class/pcmcia_socket/pcmcia_socket{0,1,...}/card_eject
or, if pcmciautils are used,
# pccardctl eject [socket]
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