Re: 2.6.12 udev hangs at boot

From: Nick Warne
Date: Sat Jun 18 2005 - 10:34:45 EST

Andrew Walrond wrote:

> 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!

Yes - and also the download link on the main udev page is broke :-/

Here is where to get the latest udev build:

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