Re: 2.6.12 udev hangs at boot

From: Andrew Walrond
Date: Sat Jun 18 2005 - 10:09:55 EST

On Saturday 18 June 2005 14:44, Nick Warne wrote:
> >
> > I had this problem because I was running an ancient version of udev
> > (0.34, versus 0.58, at the time..). Try upgrading udev if it's out of
> > date.
> Thanks, that worked :-)

FWIW In the udev 058 announcement, Greg said:

"Note, if you are running a kernel newer than 2.6.12-rc4 (including the
-mm releases) and you have any custom udev rules, you MUST upgrade to
the latest version to allow udev to work properly. This change happened
because of a previously-unrealized reliance in libsysfs on the presence
of a useless sysfs file that has recently been removed. Hopefully the
libsysfs people will be releasing a new version shortly with this change
in it for those packages who rely on it."

Just a reminder because I bet many people will get caught out by this!

Andrew Walrond
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