Re: device nodes with udev?
Miles Bader wrote:
> md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:
>>>I presume that default kernels need legacy ptys to support older systems
>>>that don't use udev, right?
>>Wrong. Nothing needs BSD ptys but some *very* old applications (I would
>>not even know where to find one).
> I was thinking about the case where someone has a (very old) static /dev
> and simply never bothered to add /dev/pts (though I don't know if such a
> configuration would even work in a modern debian).
> In any case, does anyone else know if there are really such old
> applications still around?
FWIW, I just remove udev and revert to static /dev because I did not get udev to
create /dev/fd0 for me. It happen to both kernel version 2.6.12 and 2.6.14. I
think older version of udev (before 0.70?) have no such problem.