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Re: adduser Pre-Depends for qemu-system-common

On 14.03.2013 22:15, Ansgar Burchardt wrote:
> Hi,
> Serge Hallyn <serge.hallyn@ubuntu.com> writes:
>> qemu-system-common installs a udev rules file which sets /dev/kvm group
>> to 'kvm'.  Its postinst then adds a kvm group.  However udev reads the
>> new rules file as soon as it sees it, sees that group kvm doesn't
>> exist, and ignores that part of the rule (until reboot, udev restart,
>> or the rule is re-added, of course).
> Couldn't postint tell udev explicitly to reload rules after the kvm
> group was added? The init script has a reload action which calls
> udevadm control --reload-rules which might do the right thing.

I'd probably just do an explicit chown/chmod /dev/kvm (given the device
exists) in postinst.


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