glad when /dev/null is gone

Christian chris at wh2-227.st.uni-magdeburg.de
Sat Jun 24 02:50:28 PDT 2000



On Tue, 20 Jun 2000, Kurt V. Hindenburg wrote:

> It seems that ./MAKEDEV -v generic does not create a /dev/null,
> but does create a /dev/null-.  Is this normal?

It seems that MAKEDEV does this when the gid the device should be changed
to doesn't exist. At the beginning of the script I changed sys to root
everytime (there is no sys group on my existing Linux system) and it
worked.

Chris

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