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Re: RAID and /dev advice needed

Hi martin!

You wrote:

>   /dev/md0 --> /dev/md/0
>   /dev/md1 --> /dev/md/1
> My (hack) solution is to remove those symlinks and replace them with
> real device nodes (hardlinks don't work). To be able to confine this
> hack as close as possible to the problem it's supposed to solve,
> I need to know under what circumstances such symlinks could come
> into existance without devfs.

I think udev also created those links of the compat or the devfs rules
are used.
Wouldn't it be better though to fix mdadm to just follow the links,
like any other program should?

Kind regards,
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