Re: 2.6.12 udev hangs at boot

From: Denis Vlasenko
Date: Mon Jun 20 2005 - 06:24:21 EST

On Monday 20 June 2005 13:17, Stefan Smietanowski wrote:
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> Hi Denis.
> > After all, udev is tied to /sys layout which changes with kernel
> > and also udev is vital for properly functioning boot process
> Not if you use a static /dev.

Static /dev kind of defeats the purpose of udev.
I do not want to go back to the days when I had tons of
/dev/{h,s}d{a,b,c,d,e,f}{0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9} for every
IDE and SCSI block device possible. Same for /dev/tty*.
I want them appear on the fly, if/when hardware is present.

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