udevstart in chapter 6

Jeremy Huntwork jeremy at jenacon.net
Sun Oct 3 15:03:25 PDT 2004


On Sun, 2004-10-03 at 22:55 +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>  we now run udevstart at the beginning of chapter 6.  Does this do any
> good ?  I've just (hopefully) followed the instructions and all I've
> got in $LFS/dev is console,core,fd,null,pts,shm,stderr,stdout.
> 
>  The wording in the book suggests a bit more should be there (hda and
> hdc, for example, since I can see two ide devices in /sys).  Now, if my
> udevstart in /tools is somehow defective then it doesn't look (so far)
> as if it matters - I think I've got enough to build everything (unless
> something needs /dev/zero) and these will all be thrown away when I
> reboot.
> 
>  So, am I reading too much into the book at this point and udevstart
> only creates a meagre few devices here ?

No, udev should at that point detect all the devices your kernel knows
about and uses.  You need the hdX devices for the grub setup to work
correctly if you are building for x86.




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