boot messages : say it ain't so

Jerry Feldman gaf at
Sat Jul 17 12:25:28 UTC 2010

On 07/15/2010 01:55 AM, Christofer C. Bell wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 10:07 PM, Robert G. (Doc) Savage
> <dsavage at> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2010-07-09 at 20:58 +0000, BeartoothHOS wrote:
>>>       Several machines have been showing lines like these :
>>>                 Press 'I' to enter interactive startup.
>>> Starting udev: udevd[405]: BUS= will be removed in a future udev version,
>>> please use SUBSYSTEM= to match the event device, or SUBSYSTEMS= to match
>>> a parent device, in /etc/udev/rules.d/85-pcscd_egate.rules:3
>> Beartooth,
>> I'm getting six similar error messages when udev starts on a 32-bit
>> Thinkpad laptop. So far these errors appear to be benign and don't cause
>> any crash(es). I've been expecting to see a fix Real Soon Now (tm)...
> Can we assume you're seeing these messages on systems that have been
> upgraded through several versions of Fedora?  If so, it may be time to
> consider a clean install of the current release to clean out the cruft
> (like the above) left from previous versions that were using methods
> since deprecated.
From the fedora Development list, this is a known issue. There are also
a number of bugzillas posted on this such as (This is closed as a
duplicate, but you can start here).

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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