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Re: what creates /dev/.tmp.md0?

On Monday July 17, madduck@debian.org wrote:
> also sprach martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> [2006.07.08.0008 +0200]:
> > >    mdadm: --auto=yes requires a 'standard' md device name,
> > >    not /dev/.tmp.md0
> I just saw an Ubuntu Breezy Live CD with mdadm 1.11.0 use
> /dev/.tmp.md0 too... I think this must be something
> Debian-specific... but what?

Earlier version of mdadm used that sort of name when nothing could be
found in /dev with the right device number. 2.5 and later don't use
that name any longer.


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