Re: Device Node Issues with recent mm's and udev

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 23:16:51 EST

On Wed, Apr 27, 2005 at 07:52:39PM -0400, Joe wrote:
> This issue started to appear in around the 2.6.11-mm series.. it
> continues even now with 2.6.12-rc2-mm3.
> Attempting to copy an image to a device with a tool like dd, results
> in the device node being overwritten with the data, but the data is
> never sent to the destination drive for instance.
> To try to put it more plainly, I have a firmware image I am copying to
> an ipod. Normally the image sends with no issues and the ipod has the
> new firmware.

Is the device "disappearing" and then the udev deletes the device node,
and then dd starts dumping data to a file instead?

Anything in your kernel log when this happens?

Does this happen with 2.6.12-rc3?


greg k-h
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