Bug#723613: udev in jessie requires a kernel with CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
Control: tags -1 pending
On Wed, 18 Sep 2013 00:57:46 +0200 Michael Biebl <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Package: release-notes
> Severity: normal
> Tags: jessie
> udev 176 and newer requires a kernel with devtmpfs support since it no
> longer creates any device nodes itself .
> The Debian provided kernels in wheezy and jessie do have CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
> already, so are not affected by this change. Users with self-compiled
> kernels should check their kernel configuration and update if needed.
> We should add a section about this new kernel requirement to the jessie
> release notes.
>  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=722580
Thanks for the heads up. I have applied the attached patch to the
release-notes. A review of it would be much appreciated.
>From 9c7796516b6a0e1f578d738e3223bd99990f4f44 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: nthykier <nthykier@313b444b-1b9f-4f58-a734-7bb04f332e8d>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:05:07 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] issues: Mention that kernels need CONFIG_DEVTMPFS (#723613)
Signed-off-by: Niels Thykier <email@example.com>
git-svn-id: svn+ssh://svn.debian.org/svn/ddp/manuals/trunk/release-notes@10503 313b444b-1b9f-4f58-a734-7bb04f332e8d
en/issues.dbk | 20 +++++++++++++++++++-
1 file changed, 19 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/en/issues.dbk b/en/issues.dbk
index c465d6e..54949d0 100644
@@ -222,11 +222,29 @@ Pin-Priority: -1
+ <!-- Wheezy to Jessie -->
+ <title>Jessie udev needs kernel with CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y (non-standard setups)</title>
+ This section is only for people, who compile their own kernel.
+ If you use the kernels compiled by Debian, you can disregard
+ this section.
+ The <systemitem role="package">udev</systemitem> package in Jessie
+ requires a kernel compiled with "CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y". Please
+ ensure your kernel is compiled with that option prior to
<!-- Wheezy to Jessie -->
<title>Manual migration of disks encrypted with LUKS whirlpool
- (non-standard setup)</title>
+ (non-standard setups)</title>
This section is only for people have set up LUKS encrypted disks