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Re: Bug in slink, missing device files

On Tue, Feb 02, 1999 at 12:39:16PM +0100, Chris Osicki wrote:
> I installed slink to partitions on /dev/sde. Everything went OK until
> first reboot. Panic, /dev/sde1 couldn't be mounted on /.
> I found out that there were no device files for sde, only /dev/sd[a-d]
> have been created.

Oops. That's a bug in boot-floppies. I've fixed it on my sources for

> No device files for st (SCSI-tape) either and "MAKEDEV st0" creates only
> /dev/st0 no nst0 etc.

Which version of MAKEDEV are you using?

Using makedev_2.3.1-14.deb:

# /dev/MAKEDEV -v st0
create st0      c 9 0 root:tape 0660
create nst0     c 9 128 root:tape 0660

Enrique Zanardi					   ezanardi@ull.es

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