udev rules

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Sun Nov 27 15:14:30 PST 2005

Ken Moffat wrote:

>  New subject, so that people without alsa don't ignore it ;)
> I've found out why alsamixer wouldn't work for me - I'd changed my 
> udev rules to version -2 to match the CLFS book (as it was when I 
> started these builds).  Reverting to version -3 works fine.  Of 
> course, these versions are all old, lfs-svn now has -5 and CLFS has 
> cross-lfs-1.

The rules were different.

>  The bad news is that alsamixer is broken in cross-lfs-1 (the devices 
> starting at controlCn are missing), at least if sound is compiled into 
> the kernel (haven't tested modules).  The config-5 works correctly for 
> me (with udev070).

That's BLFS and not CLFS, but that will change with what I have in the works

>  I can see there might be reasons to use our own rules, e.g. if 
> lfs-svn dropped devices that aren't found on x86, but at the moment 
> the regular lfs rules support iSeries devices and dasd (s390) so I 
> think there is no reason to maintain our own rules.
>  Anybody think we ought to maintain our own rules ?  If so, which 
> devices do you need that aren't supported by the regular lfs rules ?

We are going to have our own support packages for udev.

> Ken

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