Re: Why udev does not use update-rc.d in its postinst
> George Danchev <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> There is a /etc/init.d/udev script provided by the udev package, but as it
>> seems no entity cares to start it at boot time to populate the /dev
>> directory. Are there any good reasons for udev not to call update-rc.d from
>> its postinst to install the necessary symlinks in place ? Next, there might
>> be a udev entry in /etc/default/ to control start-on-boot behaviour of that
>> init.d script.
On my systems I have
> digitizer:~% ls -l /etc/rcS.d/*udev*
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 14 2006-09-08 15:56 /etc/rcS.d/S03udev -> ../init.d/udev*
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 19 2006-09-08 15:56 /etc/rcS.d/S36udev-mtab -> ../init.d/udev-mtab*
Frank Küster wrote:
> Maybe you have some link to /etc/init.d/udev left in a runlevel you
> don't use, or only a kill link?
Or possibly you've been bitten by the recent bug in sysv-rc? See
http://bugs.debian.org/386500 , the thread starting at
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2006/09/msg00187.html , and the
NEWS.Debian file of sysvinit (>= 2.86.ds1-18) if you haven't already.
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