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Re: Please do not use /run yet

Am 06.04.2011 15:50, schrieb Roger Leigh:
> On Wed, Apr 06, 2011 at 09:54:53AM +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:
>> I'm just mentioning this here because udev started to use /run before
>> we had completed our work, and without a versioned dependency, causing
>> breakage.  If you are planning on using /run, please hold fire for a
>> few days longer until initscripts is uploaded!
> Just for the record: if you're suffering from udev breaking
> horribly (#621036,#620995), a quick fix is to "rm -rf /run" and
> restart udev.
> I saw behaviour like #593083, where it failed to load all modules,
> leading to not bringing up fbcon (radeondrmfb), no networking, and
> then X locking up the whole console, requiring a hard reboot to
> recover.  The latter is probably X rather than udev at fault, but
> triggered by the earlier failure to initialise the hardware.  Not
> sure what causes this, because at boot /run isn't writable and
> udev falls back to /dev/.udev, but despite falling back correctly,
> it's still broken for some reason.

The bug is in the sysv init script for udev:
It has set -e and

    if [ -d /run/ ]; then
      mkdir -p /run/udev/rules.d/
      create_dev_root_rule /run/udev/

This will obviously break when /run is ro and udevd is never started.


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universe are pointed away from Earth?

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