Wrong cpu nodes for cpuid driver

Bryan Kadzban bryan at kadzban.is-a-geek.net
Tue Jun 12 16:59:57 PDT 2007


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Bryan Kadzban wrote:
> It'll take a bit, but I'll start on it.  (Actually I'll start at the
> end and work backwards, in case anybody else is starting at the
> beginning.)

That took less time than I thought it'd take.  (Part of the reason is
there's a lot of stuff in that text file that's very specialized, so I
ignored a lot of those devices.)

>> The prefix /dev/sr (instead of /dev/scd) has been deprecated.
> 
> Yeah, we should probably fix that one, at least.  OTOH, if the user
> uses persistent names, they won't need to use sr* or scd*.  Oh well,
> it should still be corrected.

The file also says that /dev/scd* should be hardlinked to /dev/sr*, but
of course udev won't let us do that automatically.  Symlinks are
probably the next best thing.  (And since we can't do hardlinks, it will
matter what the primary name is.  My vote is to have scd* be primary,
with sr* as a symlink.)

The one other thing that I found was /dev/uinput: apparently since it's
an input driver, it's supposed to be at /dev/input/uinput.  Adding
KERNEL=="uinput" to the list of devices that get put in /dev/input
should fix it.
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