Re: Kubuntu's udev broken with 2.6.18-rc2-mm1

From: Greg KH
Date: Sun Jul 30 2006 - 20:08:55 EST

On Sun, Jul 30, 2006 at 04:01:43PM +0200, Laurent Riffard wrote:
> In this situation, udev (version 096 here) is unable to create these
> device files (/dev/full, /dev/kmem, /dev/kmsg, etc.). /dev/null does
> exist (with wrong permissions) because it has been created by the
> initrd script.

Something's really broken with that version of udev then, because the
094 version I have running here works just fine with these symlinks.

> In order to get back the device files, I have to run the following
> command:
> # for f in /sys/class/mem/*/uevent; do echo 1 > $f; done

Ah, ok, it sounds like it's not a bug in udev itself, but rather a bug
in the way your distro does it's initialization of udev, at boot. I
suggest you file a bug with them, as they are known for doing this a bit
differently than any other distro (and different from how the udev
developers recommend), so they can fix it. It's probably just a shell
script issue.


greg k-h
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