Bug 233196 - nut needs to make udevd reread rules
nut needs to make udevd reread rules
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nut (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-03-20 16:29 EDT by Jonathan Larmour
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-21 23:39:14 EDT
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Description Jonathan Larmour 2007-03-20 16:29:26 EDT
Description of problem:

nut installs files in /etc/udev/rules.d/ for udev. But given that, the RPM
postinstall script needs to include the command:

/sbin/udevcontrol reload_rules

Not really a bug report, but I thought I'd also mention that the setup in
/etc/sysconfig/ups for anything other than upsdrvctl seems a bit pointless since
upsd requires settings in ups.conf.
Comment 1 Kay Sievers 2007-03-21 18:10:29 EDT
The udevd daemon watches that directory with inotify, there is usually no need
to do that.
Comment 2 Jonathan Larmour 2007-03-21 23:39:14 EDT
Thanks Kay. I see from the udevd source you should be right. It didn't happen
for me when I installed the nut rpm. I'll have to investigate and see if there's
a udev or inotify problem. But I think I'll close this bug then (although my
comment about /etc/sysconfig/ups still applies!).

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