Bug 528610

Summary: RFE: thinkpad ultrabay eject/power rules!
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Chris Weyl <cweyl>
Component: udevAssignee: Harald Hoyer <harald>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Chris Weyl 2009-10-13 00:36:12 EDT
I'd like to be able to install Fedora on my ThinkPad, hit the pre-eject button, and watch lights blink, DASD whirr, and finally, a very satisfying little popup informing me that it's now ok for me to eject.

There are some useful scripts/rules out at thinkwiki:

http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/How_to_hotswap_UltraBay_devices
http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Installing_Fedora_11_on_a_ThinkPad_T60#Ultrabay

I can confirm the procedure described (the subset in the latter link at least) works on  my T61 (6459-CTO).

This would make me very happy, and I don't think I'm presuming too much to say many other ThinkPad users happy as well.  If not here, then point me in towards the correct package / way to get this enabled.  Please?

Thanks :)
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2009-10-13 02:32:13 EDT
bundle the rules in the package, which provide the tools
Comment 2 Chris Weyl 2009-10-13 11:00:24 EDT
Sorry, which package?
Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2009-10-13 11:13:15 EDT
The one which will provide ultrabay_eject, ultrabay_insert :)

If you want it in the standard udev package, then submit your request to the udev development mailing list linux-hotplug@vger.kernel.org, but I would suggest to create an extra rpm package for that.