hal-storage-addon is now a separate package
On Wed, 2010-03-17 at 14:08 +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 06:08:57AM -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
> > Thanks! I reported elsewhere to some virt. folks that it is also a CPU
> > hog (in terms of waking up guests every two seconds to poll a virtual CD
> > device that may almost never have "media"). They are going to look at
> > fixing the qemu emulation so that virtualized drives can report media
> > status without being polled. But this now yields two interim solutions,
> > including either explicitly telling hal not to poll (I typically do this
> > on all new installs under virt) or removing this package in the future.
> You'll still have issues with udisks polling if the session requests it,
> so the qemu fix is still a good one. As long as they indicate that they
> support async notification, everything should just work.
Right, indeed and indeed. So it's on their radar.
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