udev

Dennis J Perkins dperkins at frii.com
Sun Dec 25 18:01:22 PST 2005


On Sun, 2005-12-25 at 20:45 -0500, Joe Ciccone wrote:
> Dennis J Perkins wrote:
> 
> >When udev runs, it eventually
> >calls /etc/hotplug/default/default.hotplug, which complains at line 26
> >that it cannot find /dev/null.  This appears to be caused by mounting
> >tmpfs over /dev, and then running udevsend, which somehow calls the
> >complaining script.
> >
> >If I recreate /dev/null before calling udevsend, udevsend doesn't
> >complain.  This isn't a problem on my 32-bit system, so I don't know why
> >it is one on my 64-bit system. 
> >
> >  
> >
> When creating the base system /dev/null and /dev/console were created
> before mounting tmpfs on /dev. check that they exist under the tmpfs.

They do exist, but sor some reason default.hotplug wants /dev/null
before udev builds a new one in tmpfs.




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