2.6.18-rc3 does not like an old udev (071)

From: Guillaume Chazarain
Date: Sun Jul 30 2006 - 13:27:04 EST


When updating only the kernel to 2.6.18-rc3 on Ubuntu Dapper/x86, /dev/usblp0
is no more created on boot. If I manually create it, it works fine.

Vanilla udev from Dapper: version 079 (Documentation/Changes requires
udev 071 ;-) ).

git-bisect told me the culprit was

Reverting only this commit makes an Oopsing kernel.

This patch was next to last in its serie:

Reverting the last patch in the serie (as well as the culprit found by git bisect):
fixes the problem.

Updating udev to 096, and using a normal 2.6.18-rc3 kernel works too, so maybe
the correct (albeit unpopular) fix is to update the udev requirement in



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