Older blog entries for davidz (starting at number 1)

13 Jan 2004 (updated 13 Jan 2004 at 23:57 UTC) »

Yesterday I got myself a new card reader that supports removable storage (my old one simply powered down when removing the CF card), so now HAL supports media detection for both SCSI and IDE devices. Currently it's through polling (like magicdev), because of how Linux 2.6 currently works.

Today, rml put gnome-volume-manager into GNOME CVS, which I think is a pretty big deal for the HAL project - one implication is that I actually have to begin to care about API/ABI stability. Things are definitely coming into shape for hardware management on GNOME.

Been in meetings most of today at work; good to be home punching the keyboard. Started blogging through gnome-blog; neat.

Created an account for myself so I can post random notes about HAL and other stuff; neat, now I only need to find out how to mirror this to my existing weblog. Hmm..

Work on HAL is progressing nicely; work on adding I2C devices is progressing; just need to get my other system up to integrate the patch. Have exchanged a bunch of mails with rml about HAL and the soon-to-be-released gnome-volume-manager. Hope to finalize volume detection soon, at least for optical discs.. There was also an interesting thread on linux-hotplug-devel regarding media detection.

Still got two ISO's of FreeBSD 5.2-RC2 in my homedir waiting to be burned and installed.

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