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Created by Tormod Volden on 2009-09-06 and last modified on 2009-09-06
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676. By Tormod Volden on 2009-09-06

guard against non-existing device nodes

As soon as devices are detected, they will show up in /sys/block but
there might be a delay before udev has created device nodes. sys2dev
will then happily make up device node paths which do not exist.

So while looping through block devices on the search for live_fs, catch
non-existing device nodes as early as possible to avoid errors when
trying to do various operations on non-existing devices.

Note that the guard in find_livefs means that subdevices are not
searched if the mother device node does not exist. Previously, a
/dev/sda1 could be found even if /dev/sda was missing. I do not see any
cases where that should be happening though.

675. By Jonathan Riddell on 2009-09-02

In 10adduser fix path to ubiquity-kde.desktop file

674. By Loïc Minier on 2009-08-31

release 1.188

673. By Loïc Minier on 2009-08-31

Allow for platform-orion-ehci in ID_PATH to qualify as a "nice_device"
i.e. one which can host a livefs. This is the name of the USB device
driver on Marvell Dove boards.

672. By Colin Watson on 2009-08-28

releasing version 1.187

671. By Colin Watson on 2009-08-28

Stop recommending unionfs-fuse, as we're using aufs again in Karmic.

670. By Steve Kowalik on 2009-08-14

releasing 1.186

669. By Steve Kowalik on 2009-08-14

Rename 47unr-ubiquity as 47unr_ubiquity, as scripts with dashes don't get installed into the initramfs.

668. By Loïc Minier on 2009-08-12

Allow for platform-mxsdhci in ID_PATH to qualify as a "nice_device" i.e.
one which can host a livefs. This is the new name of this device in
2.6.31 kernels on Babbage i.MX51.

667. By Steve Kowalik on 2009-08-12

Release 1.185

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