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11 years version bump
Kay Sievers [Thu, 3 Dec 2009 12:31:43 +0000 (13:31 +0100)] version bump

11 years agolibudev: doc - use #NULL
Kay Sievers [Thu, 3 Dec 2009 12:31:27 +0000 (13:31 +0100)]
libudev: doc - use #NULL

11 years agoudev_device_get_parent_with_subsystem_devtype(): Clarify documentation
Martin Pitt [Thu, 3 Dec 2009 12:25:19 +0000 (13:25 +0100)]
udev_device_get_parent_with_subsystem_devtype(): Clarify documentation

devtype can be NULL, in which case it is ignored for matching.

11 years agoinput-id: identify touchscreens
Dmitry Torokhov [Thu, 3 Dec 2009 12:20:10 +0000 (13:20 +0100)]
input-id: identify touchscreens

Add detection of touchscreens to the input-id utility.

Signed-off-by: Martin Pitt <>
11 years agoinput_id: Check mouse button for ID_INPUT_MOUSE
Martin Pitt [Thu, 3 Dec 2009 12:15:50 +0000 (13:15 +0100)]
input_id: Check mouse button for ID_INPUT_MOUSE

Before we bless an input device as a mouse, verify that it has a left button

Thanks to Dmitry Torokhov <> for pointing out!

11 years agoinput_id: check event mask
Martin Pitt [Thu, 3 Dec 2009 11:56:44 +0000 (12:56 +0100)]
input_id: check event mask

Check the capabilities/ev for the particular event class before testing bits in
that event class. This avoids testing potentially bogus data if the device does
not support that class of events at all.

Thanks to Dmitry Torokhov for pointing out!

11 years agoinput_id: small optimization
Martin Pitt [Thu, 3 Dec 2009 11:46:22 +0000 (12:46 +0100)]
input_id: small optimization

In the parent traversal loop, use
udev_device_get_parent_with_subsystem_devtype() to only grab "input" class

11 years agoinput_id: Do not tag non-input devices with ID_INPUT
Martin Pitt [Thu, 3 Dec 2009 09:22:04 +0000 (10:22 +0100)]
input_id: Do not tag non-input devices with ID_INPUT

Current rules only call it for input devices, but let's be correct.

11 years agoinput_id: Fix endless loop for non-input devices
Martin Pitt [Thu, 3 Dec 2009 09:16:49 +0000 (10:16 +0100)]
input_id: Fix endless loop for non-input devices

When being called on a device which is not in the "input" subsystem, or doesn't
have an "input" parent, it got stuck in an endless loop. Unfortunately this
includes the virtual/input/mice multiplexer, which exposes this bug on just
about every system.

11 years agorelease 148
Kay Sievers [Wed, 2 Dec 2009 11:58:47 +0000 (12:58 +0100)]
release 148

11 years agoRevert "Fix out-of-tree builds"
Kay Sievers [Wed, 2 Dec 2009 11:56:06 +0000 (12:56 +0100)]
Revert "Fix out-of-tree builds"

This reverts commit 326e15a8ed97a22f2fe52d203896763d75f93c2c.

The issue in:;a=commit;h=7fa9bb9dbf538bf3c8a25a6699f65a8ac9cc8bbf
still exists. We need to find a reliable way not to break
"make distcheck" here.

11 years agoinput_id: code cleanup
Martin Pitt [Wed, 2 Dec 2009 10:14:19 +0000 (11:14 +0100)]
input_id: code cleanup

Now use libudev to clean up hardcoded /sys/ and /device/ paths, and to also
support direct input device arguments. Now both "input4" and "event4" will

11 years agoFix out-of-tree builds
Scott James Remnant [Wed, 2 Dec 2009 01:20:03 +0000 (01:20 +0000)]
Fix out-of-tree builds

gudevenumtypes.h won't be under $(top_srcdir) when built out-of-tree
from GIT.

Signed-off-by: Scott James Remnant <>
11 years agoextras/input_id: Correctly identify touchpads
Dmitry Torokhov [Mon, 30 Nov 2009 22:03:05 +0000 (23:03 +0100)]
extras/input_id: Correctly identify touchpads

BTN_TOUCH (as well as ABS_PRESSURE) is used not only by touchpads but
by touchscreens as well. The proper check for a touchpad is presence
of BTN_TOOL_FINGER and absence of BTN_TOOL_PEN (the latter to filter
out some tablets that use BTN_TOOL_FINGER).

Tablet matching should be on either BTN_TOOL_PEN or BTN_STYLUS.

11 years agoinput: Deprecate ENV{ID_CLASS}
Martin Pitt [Mon, 30 Nov 2009 18:16:09 +0000 (19:16 +0100)]
input: Deprecate ENV{ID_CLASS}

The ID_CLASS property on input devices has been replaced by the more accurate

Rewrite 60-persistent-input.rules to use the new properties now and not export
ID_CLASS any more, since it is not used by anything else any more.

Add note about migration to NEWS, in case this is being used in custom rules.

11 years ago70-acl.rules: Use new-style input properties
Martin Pitt [Mon, 30 Nov 2009 17:46:51 +0000 (18:46 +0100)]
70-acl.rules: Use new-style input properties

ID_CLASS is deprecated for input devices. Use new ID_INPUT_JOYSTICK instead.

11 years agoextras: Add input_id
Martin Pitt [Mon, 30 Nov 2009 17:38:43 +0000 (18:38 +0100)]
extras: Add input_id

input_id probes input/event devices for their class (keyboard, keys, mouse,
touchpad, tablet, joystick). This is based on the corresponding hal code in
hald/linux/device.c, input_test_{abs,rel,...}.

This should provide enough functionality to get hal-less working (which
in particular needs to know exactly which devices are touchpads).

Replace the brittle hacks in 60-persistent-input.rules with checking for the
new ID_INPUT_* flags. This keeps the old ID_CLASS properties for now (but they
are to be removed later on).

Note: The current code has several hacks still, which are to be replaced with
proper libudev calls later on.

11 years agoAlso create /dev/disk/by-id/wwn-0x..-part%n symlinks for partitions
David Zeuthen [Wed, 25 Nov 2009 16:17:54 +0000 (11:17 -0500)]
Also create /dev/disk/by-id/wwn-0x..-part%n symlinks for partitions

 # ls -l /dev/disk/by-id/wwn-0x500
 wwn-0x500000e01b83f360        wwn-0x50014ee25578924f-part1
 wwn-0x500000e01b83f440        wwn-0x50014ee25578924f-part2
 wwn-0x500000e01b83f520        wwn-0x50014ee2aabdc41b
 wwn-0x500000e01b843d90        wwn-0x50014ee2aabdc41b-part1
 wwn-0x5000c50016359fd1        wwn-0x50014ee2aabdc41b-part2
 wwn-0x50014ee0016eb4f5        wwn-0x5001517958cabd77
 wwn-0x50014ee0016eb572        wwn-0x5001517958cabd77-part1
 wwn-0x50014ee055d524e2        wwn-0x5001517958cabd77-part2
 wwn-0x50014ee055d524e2-part1  wwn-0x5001517958d6a74e
 wwn-0x50014ee055d524e2-part2  wwn-0x5001517958d6a74e-part1
 wwn-0x50014ee1003d9c50        wwn-0x5001517958d6a74e-part2
 wwn-0x50014ee1003d9c50-part1  wwn-0x50024e9200c0c693
 wwn-0x50014ee1003d9c50-part2  wwn-0x50024e9200c0c694
 wwn-0x50014ee1aac30d4e        wwn-0x50024e9200c0c6ae
 wwn-0x50014ee1aac30d4e-part1  wwn-0x50024e9200c0c6af
 wwn-0x50014ee1aac30d4e-part2  wwn-0x50024e9200c0c6b0
 wwn-0x50014ee25578924f        wwn-0x50024e9200c0c6b1

Signed-off-by: David Zeuthen <>
11 years agoCreate /dev/disk/by-id/wwn-0x... symlinks
David Zeuthen [Wed, 25 Nov 2009 16:06:10 +0000 (11:06 -0500)]
Create /dev/disk/by-id/wwn-0x... symlinks

Now that both ata_id and scsi_id exports the World Wide Name in the
ID_WWN property, use this to create persistent symlinks. Example

 /dev/disk/by-id/wwn-0x500000e01b83f360 -> ../../sdn
 /dev/disk/by-id/wwn-0x500000e01b83f440 -> ../../sdm

Signed-off-by: David Zeuthen <>
11 years agoFix typo in NEWS, ConsoleKit-0.4.11 -> 0.4.1
Daniel Mierswa [Tue, 24 Nov 2009 05:22:03 +0000 (06:22 +0100)]
Fix typo in NEWS, ConsoleKit-0.4.11 -> 0.4.1

Signed-off-by: Daniel Mierswa <>
11 years agomodem-modeswitch: 61-option-modem-modeswitch.rules is only for Option NV devices
Dan Williams [Mon, 23 Nov 2009 21:54:35 +0000 (13:54 -0800)]
modem-modeswitch: 61-option-modem-modeswitch.rules is only for Option NV devices

Make people aware that they shouldn't add devices not manufactured by
Option NV to 61-option-modem-modeswitch.rules.  modem-modeswitch only
supports ejecting the fake CD for Option NV devices at this time.
People should be using (and fixing) usb_modeswitch instead of

11 years agoRevert "extras/modem-modeswitch: Add Huawei E1550 GSM modem"
Dan Williams [Mon, 23 Nov 2009 21:52:08 +0000 (13:52 -0800)]
Revert "extras/modem-modeswitch: Add Huawei E1550 GSM modem"

This reverts commit 53842b53820a0f0b2b0ff5b28caf01e3f7e26f22.

The 'option-zerocd' method should *only* be used with Option NV devices
since other manufacturers have completely different methods for killing
their fake driver CD.

11 years agoRevert "modem-modeswitch: add a device"
Dan Williams [Mon, 23 Nov 2009 21:51:11 +0000 (13:51 -0800)]
Revert "modem-modeswitch: add a device"

This reverts commit 5052297b6a8928d3ccfdd9996b71fdfff8bc8921.

The 'option-zerocd' method should *only* be used with Option NV devices
since other manufacturers have completely different methods for killing
their fake driver CD.

11 years agoscsi_id: Export WWN and Unit Serial Number
David Zeuthen [Sat, 21 Nov 2009 01:21:58 +0000 (20:21 -0500)]
scsi_id: Export WWN and Unit Serial Number

Since the Unit Serial Number and the WWN are useful bits of
information export them as properties in the udev database. These
bits of information are often printed on the physical disk, see

and displaying them separately in the UI (or in /dev/disk) might help
users identify the physical disk. This patch exports these bits of
information as ID_WWN and ID_SCSI_SERIAL.

Note that ata_id also use the ID_WWN property since commit
66094a4a7fc1d303e80785d586800eae9841502b (2009-11-04).

Also print out ID_SCSI=1 so users of the udev database knows the disk
speaks SCSI.

Here's the scsi_id output from one of my SAS disks with these changes:


Unfortunately we can't overload ID_SERIAL for two reasons

 1. ID_SERIAL (and ID_SERIAL_SHORT) exported by scsi_id isn't really
    the unit serial number (as defined by SCSI) - it is sometimes the
    WWN (since it is more unique than the Unit Serial Number) and
    complex rules (to make the serial unique) govern what value to

 2. It would break existing setups if the value of ID_SERIAL changed

Signed-off-by: David Zeuthen <>
11 years agoREADME.keymap.txt: small clarification
Martin Pitt [Sat, 21 Nov 2009 00:22:53 +0000 (18:22 -0600)]
README.keymap.txt: small clarification

11 years agoata_id: skip ATA commands if we find an optical drive
Kay Sievers [Fri, 20 Nov 2009 02:03:27 +0000 (03:03 +0100)]
ata_id: skip ATA commands if we find an optical drive

Some drives are reported to erase CD-RW media with the ATA
commands we send.

Thanks to Christoph Stritt <> for his debugging.

Original bug is here:

11 years agorules: remove support for IDE (hd*) devices
Kay Sievers [Thu, 19 Nov 2009 15:25:18 +0000 (16:25 +0100)]
rules: remove support for IDE (hd*) devices

The kernel IDE drivers get deprecated now:

Almost everybody has switched over to libata devices long ago.
Recent services do not work with the now deprecated IDE drivers
at all and require libata drivers and SCSI infrastructure.

Systems who care about the old stuff need to add the rules to the
compat rules.

11 years catch-up with recent changes
Kay Sievers [Mon, 16 Nov 2009 22:48:58 +0000 (23:48 +0100)] catch-up with recent changes

11 years agotest-udev: remove "ignore_device" code
Kay Sievers [Mon, 16 Nov 2009 22:40:27 +0000 (23:40 +0100)]
test-udev: remove "ignore_device" code

11 years agoprint warning for BUS=, SYSFS{}=, ID=
Kay Sievers [Mon, 16 Nov 2009 22:39:33 +0000 (23:39 +0100)]
print warning for BUS=, SYSFS{}=, ID=

11 years agoremove "ignore_device"
Kay Sievers [Mon, 16 Nov 2009 14:22:17 +0000 (15:22 +0100)]
remove "ignore_device"

There is no way to ignore an event these days. Libudev events can
not be suppressed. It only prevents RUN keys from being executed,
which results in an inconsistent behavior in current setups.

11 years agomodem-modeswitch: add a device
Harald Hoyer [Thu, 12 Nov 2009 21:17:47 +0000 (22:17 +0100)]
modem-modeswitch: add a device

11 years agorules: set mode of floppy device nodes to 0660
Kay Sievers [Thu, 12 Nov 2009 20:52:51 +0000 (21:52 +0100)]
rules: set mode of floppy device nodes to 0660

11 years agocdrom_id: Still check profiles even if there is no media
David Zeuthen [Tue, 10 Nov 2009 17:32:38 +0000 (12:32 -0500)]
cdrom_id: Still check profiles even if there is no media

Even when there is no medium in the drive, we should still check the
profiles supported by the drive. Otherwise we fail to detect things
like Blu-ray drives. See

for more information.

Signed-off-by: David Zeuthen <>
11 years agorelease 147
Kay Sievers [Tue, 10 Nov 2009 14:35:11 +0000 (15:35 +0100)]
release 147

11 years agoRevert "gudev: fix out-of-tree build"
Kay Sievers [Tue, 10 Nov 2009 14:09:27 +0000 (15:09 +0100)]
Revert "gudev: fix out-of-tree build"

This reverts commit b15b08913800c4a2fad6530becca55b896f66984.

This breaks "make distcheck". The header is distributed in the tarball,
and does not live in builddir.

11 years agoupdate NEWS
Kay Sievers [Tue, 10 Nov 2009 05:49:02 +0000 (06:49 +0100)]
update NEWS

11 years agogudev: fix out-of-tree build
Marco d'Itri [Tue, 10 Nov 2009 05:35:20 +0000 (06:35 +0100)]
gudev: fix out-of-tree build

11 years agogudev: fix pkg-config call to work with "make distcheck"
Kay Sievers [Tue, 10 Nov 2009 05:31:13 +0000 (06:31 +0100)]
gudev: fix pkg-config call to work with "make distcheck"

11 years agoRevert "sound: include ALSA sound card id in /dev/snd/by-id/ links"
Lennart Poettering [Mon, 9 Nov 2009 22:19:04 +0000 (23:19 +0100)]
Revert "sound: include ALSA sound card id in /dev/snd/by-id/ links"

This reverts commit 68bffc607f7f0414fee77fa481d9c133ce0798e9.

After discussing this with Kay we decided to drop this again as by-id
links only make sense for devices that have a unique serial id. If they
don't any attempts to make them unique have the side effect of
nourishing assumptions by users that cannot be met, as the by-id device
link of a device could differ depending on the history of simultaneously
plugged in device.

So, to make sure that all device nodes follow the same rules for by-id/
symlinks, drop this patch again.

11 years agogudev: Remove LIBUDEV_I_KNOW_THE_API_IS_SUBJECT_TO_CHANGE from priv header
David Zeuthen [Mon, 9 Nov 2009 21:30:18 +0000 (16:30 -0500)]
gudev: Remove LIBUDEV_I_KNOW_THE_API_IS_SUBJECT_TO_CHANGE from priv header

Since libudev is no longer unstable either.

Signed-off-by: David Zeuthen <>
11 years agosound: include ALSA sound card id in /dev/snd/by-id/ links
Lennart Poettering [Mon, 9 Nov 2009 21:11:29 +0000 (22:11 +0100)]
sound: include ALSA sound card id in /dev/snd/by-id/ links

If two USB sound cards that have the same serial number are plugged in
make sure the by-id/ device node symlink is unique at least during
runtime, by including the ALSA card id in the symlink name.

This is a followup to ed1b2d9fc7.

11 years agogudev: Fix up GUdevDeviceNumber
David Zeuthen [Sun, 8 Nov 2009 17:25:55 +0000 (12:25 -0500)]
gudev: Fix up GUdevDeviceNumber

Actually dev_t is an unsigned quad type (e.g. 64-bit even on 32-bit
x86) so defining it to be an integer is wrong and not future
proof. Thus, redefine it to actually be a dev_t (as originally wanted)
and instead add a work-around for GNOME bug #584517, see

for details. This way, GObject Introspection will still work.

This change is technically an API/ABI break but

 - all released GUdev versions requires the user to understand that
   the API/ABI is unstable by requiring the G_UDEV_API_IS_SUBJECT_TO_CHANGE
   symbols to be defined

 - functions using GUdevDeviceNumber are rarely used

so we don't bump the so number.

Signed-off-by: David Zeuthen <>
11 years agomodem-modeswitch: fix ZTE MF6xx rule
Martin Pitt [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 22:56:28 +0000 (23:56 +0100)]
modem-modeswitch: fix ZTE MF6xx rule

11 years agosound: include ALSA sound card id in ID_ID property
Lennart Poettering [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 03:32:41 +0000 (04:32 +0100)]
sound: include ALSA sound card id in ID_ID property

If two USB sound cards that have the same serial number are plugged in
make sure ID_ID is unique at least during runtime, by including the ALSA
card id in the ID_ID string.

Fixes issues like this one:

11 years agoudevd: create /dev/.udev/rules.d/ before watching it wit inotify
Kay Sievers [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 16:06:52 +0000 (17:06 +0100)]
udevd: create /dev/.udev/rules.d/ before watching it wit inotify

This should also address:

On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 16:21, Marco d'Itri <> wrote:
> udev_rules_new() in udev/udev-rules.c unconditionally creates the
> directory.
> This is a problem because the function is called also by e.g. udevadm
> test, and creating /dev/.udev/ when it does not exist is an unacceptable
> side effect which will break everything else that checks for its
> existence to know if udev is running.

11 years agoata_id: export more advanced ATA features
David Zeuthen [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 15:34:22 +0000 (16:34 +0100)]
ata_id: export more advanced ATA features

11 years agofix major fd leak in link handling
Martin Pitt [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 23:03:43 +0000 (00:03 +0100)]
fix major fd leak in link handling

link_find_prioritized(): Properly close directory handles to fix a major fd
leak which caused hotplugging to fail entirely in many cases due to having too
many open files.

11 years agoextras/keymap/README.keymap.txt: Fix bug report link
Martin Pitt [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 15:22:14 +0000 (16:22 +0100)]
extras/keymap/README.keymap.txt: Fix bug report link

udev-extras is gone, ask people to file bugs against udev.

11 years agounblock signals we might want to handle
Kay Sievers [Sat, 31 Oct 2009 10:53:41 +0000 (11:53 +0100)]
unblock signals we might want to handle

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 19:15, Christian P. Schmidt <> wrote:
> After the getty replaces itself with login the pam module pam_mount
> calls mount. This in turn determines that the partition to be mounted is
> LUKS encrypted, and calls cryptsetup. Cryptsetup receives the password,
> unlocks the partition, and calls udevadm settle in order to avoid some
> problems in interaction with LVM.
> udevadm settle never returns.
> The problem here is that SIGUSR1 and SIGALRM are both blocked in oldmask
> already, and never reach udevadm. No care is ever taken to ensure those
> signals are not blocked.

11 years agoudevd: queue-export - remove retry loop
Alan Jenkins [Thu, 29 Oct 2009 18:02:33 +0000 (18:02 +0000)]
udevd: queue-export - remove retry loop

These retry loops are required where create_path() could race with
delete_path().  But only the main udevd process writes to the queue,
so no races will happen here.

Signed-off-by: Alan Jenkins <>
11 years agouse CLOEXEC flags instead of fcntl()
Kay Sievers [Fri, 30 Oct 2009 11:31:59 +0000 (12:31 +0100)]
use CLOEXEC flags instead of fcntl()

11 years fix build with mawk
Martin Pitt [Fri, 30 Oct 2009 08:38:21 +0000 (09:38 +0100)] fix build with mawk

Don't use the [[:space:]] syntax in awk calls' regex, since that's GNU awk
specific. Thanks to Alan Jenkins for finding this.

11 years agogudev: remove G_UDEV_API_IS_SUBJECT_TO_CHANGE since API is now stable
David Zeuthen [Thu, 29 Oct 2009 17:44:58 +0000 (18:44 +0100)]
gudev: remove G_UDEV_API_IS_SUBJECT_TO_CHANGE since API is now stable

Signed-off-by: David Zeuthen <>
11 years agokeymap: add HP 2230s
Martin Pitt [Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:23:14 +0000 (13:23 +0100)]
keymap: add HP 2230s

Taken from hal-info commit e6389d9fa.

11 years agokeymap: add HP Pavillion dv6315ea
Martin Pitt [Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:21:07 +0000 (13:21 +0100)]
keymap: add HP Pavillion dv6315ea

Taken from hal-info commit eba65779.

11 years agoremove "last_rule" option
Kay Sievers [Wed, 28 Oct 2009 10:45:32 +0000 (11:45 +0100)]
remove "last_rule" option

Its use breaks too many things which expect to be run from independent
later rules, and is an idication that something needs to be fixed
properly instead.

11 years agobreak loops if util_create_path() returns error
Kay Sievers [Wed, 28 Oct 2009 10:37:20 +0000 (11:37 +0100)]
break loops if util_create_path() returns error

Dangling symlinks in path components return -ENOENT. Do not retry
to create the file in a loop in such case.

11 years agorules: Gentoo update
Matthias Schwarzott [Tue, 20 Oct 2009 19:02:04 +0000 (04:02 +0900)]
rules: Gentoo update

11 years agolibudev: allow to store negative values in the udev database
Peter Rajnoha [Mon, 19 Oct 2009 21:55:42 +0000 (06:55 +0900)]
libudev: allow to store negative values in the udev database

11 years agokeymap: Add Logitech Wave cordless
Martin Pitt [Wed, 14 Oct 2009 22:13:17 +0000 (00:13 +0200)]
keymap: Add Logitech Wave cordless

11 years agokeymap: make USB keyboards really work
Martin Pitt [Sun, 11 Oct 2009 18:02:11 +0000 (20:02 +0200)]
keymap: make USB keyboards really work

Calling usb_id and GOTO in one rule did not make sense at all.

11 years agokeymap: fix usb_id invocation
Martin Pitt [Sun, 11 Oct 2009 16:18:43 +0000 (18:18 +0200)]
keymap: fix usb_id invocation

For deciding whether to call usb_id, test the property which we are actually
querying further down.

11 years agokeymap: add missing map file
Martin Pitt [Thu, 8 Oct 2009 19:45:09 +0000 (21:45 +0200)]
keymap: add missing map file

This fixes commit a05cd7ea3e582c9bf9680492e73687ea56cdd864

11 years agokeymap: Add Logitech Wave USB
Martin Pitt [Thu, 8 Oct 2009 19:43:38 +0000 (21:43 +0200)]
keymap: Add Logitech Wave USB

This introduces a new rules section for USB keyboards, too.

11 years agoudevd: serialize events for with the same major/minor
Kay Sievers [Wed, 7 Oct 2009 22:06:23 +0000 (00:06 +0200)]
udevd: serialize events for with the same major/minor

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 21:46, Alan Jenkins <> wrote:
> Udev would have avoided the race prior to
> 82c785e "udevd: remove check for dev_t, DEVPATH_OLD takes care of that"
> (the "check" removed here used to serialize events based on the device
> major:minor number).

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 22:31, Michael Guntsche <> wrote:
> add      /module/8250_pnp (module)
> remove /devices/platform/serial8250/tty/ttyS0 (tty)
> add      /devices/pnp0/00:05/tty/ttyS0 (tty)

11 years agokeymap for Acer Aspire 5720
Maxim Levitsky [Fri, 25 Sep 2009 23:19:43 +0000 (02:19 +0300)]
keymap for Acer Aspire 5720

11 years ago50-udev-default.rules: fix printer MODE
Martin Pitt [Mon, 5 Oct 2009 09:38:44 +0000 (11:38 +0200)]
50-udev-default.rules: fix printer MODE

Prefix with a 0 to be consistent with other rules.

11 years agomake raw USB printer devices world-readable again
Martin Pitt [Wed, 30 Sep 2009 09:10:24 +0000 (11:10 +0200)]
make raw USB printer devices world-readable again

Commit f61e72d8 made raw USB printers accessible for the lp group. However,
chmoding them to 0660 is a bit over-zealous, since by default raw USB devices
are world-readable. Not being so breaks lsusb unnecessarily. Now set
permissions to 0664.

11 years agoudev-acl: catch up with ConsoleKit 0.4.1
William Jon McCann [Sun, 27 Sep 2009 13:37:26 +0000 (06:37 -0700)]
udev-acl: catch up with ConsoleKit 0.4.1

11 years agogudev: gir-scanner workaround for out of tree builds
Marco d'Itri [Thu, 24 Sep 2009 17:55:55 +0000 (10:55 -0700)]
gudev: gir-scanner workaround for out of tree builds

Workaround for

11 years agofix wrong parameter size on ioctl FIONREAD
Andrew Church [Thu, 24 Sep 2009 17:51:12 +0000 (10:51 -0700)]
fix wrong parameter size on ioctl FIONREAD

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 23:11, Matthias Schwarzott <> wrote:
> It is about ioctl failures on amd64:
> A bad parameter type to an ioctl() call causes udev-146 to generate "error
> getting buffer for inotify" messages in syslog.  The offending code is
> roughly:
>    ssize_t nbytes, pos;
>    // ...
>    ioctl(fd, FIONREAD, &nbytes);
> where ssize_t is 64 bits on amd64, but the kernel code for FIONREAD (at least
> through gentoo-sources-2.6.31) uses type int:
>    p = (void __user *) arg;
>    switch (cmd) {
>    case FIONREAD:
>        // ...
>        ret = put_user(send_len, (int __user *) p);
> so the upper 32 bits of "nbytes" are left uninitialized, and the subsequent
> malloc(nbytes) fails unless those 32 bits happen to be zero (or the system has
> a LOT of memory).

11 years agoutil_run_program: *really* restore signal mask before executing event RUN commands
Scott James Remnant [Tue, 22 Sep 2009 21:39:23 +0000 (14:39 -0700)]
util_run_program: *really* restore signal mask before executing event RUN commands

The previous patch was almost, but not quite, correct.  Rather than
restoring the signal mask it actually tried to make an even more
restrictive signal mask (had SIGALRM been blocked when udevd started,

Fix it harder.

Signed-off-by: Scott James Remnant <>
11 years agofix previous commit for CD detection
Martin Pitt [Sun, 20 Sep 2009 17:21:04 +0000 (19:21 +0200)]
fix previous commit for CD detection

Do not run blkid twice. *brown paperbag*

11 years agofix single-session CD detection
Martin Pitt [Sun, 20 Sep 2009 17:07:51 +0000 (19:07 +0200)]
fix single-session CD detection

ID_CDROM_MEDIA_SESSION_LAST_OFFSET is not set for CDs with only a single
session (i. e. for the vast majority of CDs out there). The previous rules ran
blkid with invalid arguments for these, causing CD detection to fail in
DK-disks and gvfs.

Now check whether we actually have ID_CDROM_MEDIA_SESSION_LAST_OFFSET, and if
not, call blkid without -O for specifying the offset.

Many thanks to Maxim Levitsky for tracking this down!

11 years agorules: Gentoo update
Matthias Schwarzott [Sat, 19 Sep 2009 17:19:15 +0000 (19:19 +0200)]
rules: Gentoo update

11 years agorename interfaces to <iface>_rename if rename fails
Harald Hoyer [Fri, 18 Sep 2009 11:14:30 +0000 (13:14 +0200)]
rename interfaces to <iface>_rename if rename fails

11 years agoscsi_id: prevent buffer overflow in check_fill_0x83_prespc3()
Harald Hoyer [Wed, 16 Sep 2009 15:42:15 +0000 (17:42 +0200)]
scsi_id: prevent buffer overflow in check_fill_0x83_prespc3()


11 years agoupdate TODO, NEWS
Kay Sievers [Wed, 16 Sep 2009 18:27:30 +0000 (20:27 +0200)]
update TODO, NEWS

11 years agorules: drop almost all NAME= keys
Kay Sievers [Wed, 16 Sep 2009 18:08:50 +0000 (20:08 +0200)]
rules: drop almost all NAME= keys

The drivers in kernel 2.6.31 supply the names for custom node names if

11 years agorules: remove remaining NAME="%k"
Kay Sievers [Wed, 16 Sep 2009 17:41:09 +0000 (19:41 +0200)]
rules: remove remaining NAME="%k"

11 years agofix SYMLINK{} option parsing
Kay Sievers [Wed, 16 Sep 2009 16:14:03 +0000 (18:14 +0200)]
fix SYMLINK{} option parsing

11 years agoscsi_id: delete copy of bsg.h
Kay Sievers [Mon, 14 Sep 2009 12:33:26 +0000 (14:33 +0200)]
scsi_id: delete copy of bsg.h

It's provided by the kernel since 2.6.23.

11 years agoudevadm: control - remove compat code
Kay Sievers [Mon, 14 Sep 2009 12:29:05 +0000 (14:29 +0200)]
udevadm: control - remove compat code

11 years agoudevadmi: control = exit with rc=2 if there is some system error
Marco d'Itri [Mon, 14 Sep 2009 12:05:31 +0000 (14:05 +0200)]
udevadmi: control = exit with rc=2 if there is some system error

11 years agoudevadm: print all messages to stderr with priority higher or equal than LOG_ERR
Marco d'Itri [Mon, 14 Sep 2009 11:56:38 +0000 (13:56 +0200)]
udevadm: print all messages to stderr with priority higher or equal than LOG_ERR

It is needed to prevent errors in udev from going unnoticed (e.g.
when udevd is not running).

11 years agoput util_create_path() and file creastion in a retry loop
Kay Sievers [Thu, 10 Sep 2009 00:08:05 +0000 (02:08 +0200)]
put util_create_path() and file creastion in a retry loop

On 8/29/09, Florian Zumbiehl <> wrote:
> Could it happen that > util_create_path() and util_delete_path()
> do run in parallel for > the same directory? After all, util_create_path()
> does handle > the case where creation of the directory happens in parallel
> to it running, so it doesn't seem all that unlikely to me ...

11 years agoreorder create_path() and node/link creation to be called in a direct sequence
Kay Sievers [Wed, 9 Sep 2009 23:35:48 +0000 (01:35 +0200)]
reorder create_path() and node/link creation to be called in a direct sequence

11 years agosound: recognize saa7134 TV card sound devices as TV cards
Lennart Poettering [Wed, 9 Sep 2009 21:11:40 +0000 (23:11 +0200)]
sound: recognize saa7134 TV card sound devices as TV cards

11 years agosimplify "symlink name stack"
Kay Sievers [Wed, 9 Sep 2009 16:18:17 +0000 (18:18 +0200)]
simplify "symlink name stack"

With well defined and kernel-supplied node names, we no longer need
to support a possible stack of conflicting symlinks and node names.
Only symlinks with identical names can be claimed by multiple devices.

This shrinks the former /dev/.udev/names/ significantly.

Also the /dev/{block,char}/MAJ:MIN" links are excluded from the name
stack - they are unique and can not conflict.

11 years agoextras/keymap: Rename KEY_COFFEE to KEY_SCREENLOCK
Martin Pitt [Wed, 9 Sep 2009 13:22:48 +0000 (15:22 +0200)]
extras/keymap: Rename KEY_COFFEE to KEY_SCREENLOCK

Unfortunately KEY_COFFEE is the canonical name in linux/input.h, and the more
sensible KEY_SCREENLOCK is an alias. Manually override this particular case,
since it's better to have "screenlock" in keymaps.

However, we still keep the automatic filtering for the general case, to avoid
introducing this problem again when input.h changes.

11 years agoextras/keymap: fix hash table collisions
Martin Pitt [Wed, 9 Sep 2009 09:09:17 +0000 (11:09 +0200)]
extras/keymap: fix hash table collisions

More than one key name was mapped to the same key, due to linux/input.h
defining some aliases (in particular, KEY_HANGUEL, KEY_SCREENLOCK,
KEY_MIN_INTERESTING). These caused hash table collisions.

Changed the generation of the tables to ignore these aliases, and updated all
keymaps to use the canonical name.

This was detected by llvm-clang-analyzer. Thanks to Lennart Poettering for
doing these checks and pointing this out!

11 years agofix randonm findings from llvm-clang-analyzer
Kay Sievers [Tue, 8 Sep 2009 20:11:04 +0000 (22:11 +0200)]
fix randonm findings from llvm-clang-analyzer

Thanks to Lennart for the log file!

11 years agoutil_run_program(): fix possible buffer overflow #2
Florian Zumbiehl [Tue, 8 Sep 2009 19:42:21 +0000 (21:42 +0200)]
util_run_program(): fix possible buffer overflow #2

I'm not sure how likely it is for UTIL_PATH_SIZE to have an odd value
(maybe it has right now? :-), but I guess making this universally correct
doesn't hurt ...

11 years agorequire 2.6.27 for proper signalfd handling
Kay Sievers [Tue, 8 Sep 2009 12:57:42 +0000 (14:57 +0200)]
require 2.6.27 for proper signalfd handling

<zzam> kay: ping I found out why udev-145 fails on some
            systems with kernel 2.6.25 and 2.6.26
<zzam> kay: it is because glibc was compiled against linux-headers-2.6.27
            or newer and issues signalfd4 syscall which was introduced in
            kernel 2.6.27 and not older signalfd syscall

11 years agomodem-modeswitch rules: Match more devices
Martin Pitt [Mon, 7 Sep 2009 17:37:43 +0000 (19:37 +0200)]
modem-modeswitch rules: Match more devices

extras/modem-modeswitch/61-mobile-action.rules: Match on device class/subclass
"00" as well, some devices like the Vodafone K3565-Z have that.

11 years agofix whitespace
Kay Sievers [Mon, 7 Sep 2009 10:15:29 +0000 (12:15 +0200)]
fix whitespace

11 years agoutil_run_program(): skip multiple spaces in argv creation
Kay Sievers [Mon, 7 Sep 2009 10:12:55 +0000 (12:12 +0200)]
util_run_program(): skip multiple spaces in argv creation

11 years agoutil_run_program: restore signal mask before executing event RUN commands
Jeremy Kerr [Sat, 5 Sep 2009 07:48:23 +0000 (17:48 +1000)]
util_run_program: restore signal mask before executing event RUN commands

External programs triggered by events (via RUN=) will inherit udev's
signal mask, which is set to block all but SIGALRM. For most utilities,
this is OK, but if we start daemons from RUN=, we run into trouble
(especially as SIGCHLD is blocked).

This change saves the original sigmask when udev starts, and restores it
just before we exec() the external command.

Signed-off-by: Jeremy Kerr <>
11 years agoudev_queue_get_seqnum_sequence_is_finished(): fix possible file handle leak
Florian Zumbiehl [Sun, 6 Sep 2009 15:28:26 +0000 (17:28 +0200)]
udev_queue_get_seqnum_sequence_is_finished(): fix possible file handle leak