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Re: installing udev without rebooting

On 18-Dec-04, 13:18 (CST), Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> wrote: 
> Currently, after installing udev a reboot is needed to let the init
> script safely mount the tmpfs over /dev. This sucks, and I'm asking for
> suggestions about what I need to do to make reboot-less installation
> possible.

I'm with Ron, I don't see this as a big problem. It's not a required
package, so those who want it can schedule appropriately. I think better
to say "You need to reboot" than to have a flaky procedure that kinda of
works, sometimes, but might require a reboot, except it doesn't say so.

Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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