/dev/null

Kurt V. Hindenburg k.hindenburg at gte.net
Fri Sep 1 22:30:14 PDT 2000


Gerard Beekmans [gerard at linuxfromscratch.org] wrote:
> On Fri, 01 Sep 2000, you wrote:
> > After installing the /dev (makedev), when I try to compile
> > gcc I get errors about /dev/null....did I miss something or
> > is this still a problem?
> >
> >
> > ../gcc-2.95.2/config.guess: /dev/null: Permission denied
> > .../gcc-2.95.2/config.guess: /dev/null: Permission denied
> 
> There are often problems with such files. Enter chroot and check permissions 
> on /dev/null - is it set to mode 666?

bash-2.04# ls -l /dev/null    
crw-rw-rw-   1 root     sys        1,   3 Aug 31 15:49 /dev/null

Normal system (lfs)
ls -l /dev/null
crw-rw-rw-   1 root     root       1,   3 May  5  1998 /dev/null






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