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Re: Bug#408588: Debian on SGI Altix IA-64

On Saturday 27 January 2007 23:21, Joey Hess wrote:
> I'm not 100% sure, but I think that this is happening before udev gets a
> chance to make it, since it's prior to init starting.

This is correct. And after init, udev create the /dev/ttySG0 device correctly.

> Seems like we could fix it by making init-udev-devices skip creation of
> /dev/tts/0, if running on the altix. What would be a good way to detect
> that machine?

I don't know if this is a good way but if the /proc/sgi_sn/ directory exist, 
it means that the 'sn' driver is loaded which is SGI architecture.


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