RE: Setting up devfs
> did you enable "mount devfs at boot time" in the kernel config?
> if not, did you pass the kernel the "devfs=mount" option?
Er, mkay..... that must be the "extra step" I was talking about.
Just re-read the doc and it is there. Don't know how I missed it.
Thank you very much, I'll try that when I get home, and sorry for
the obvious question.
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> begin: Frederico.S.Mu?oz <Frederico.S.Munoz@seg-social.pt> quote
> > Hi,
> > I've recently totally reinstalled my system from scratch
> after losing my
> > /home partition. I'm running kernel 2.4.14 with a XFS patch and xfs
> > partitions (except /boot).
> > I've also compile devfs support in the kernel and installed devfsd.
> > Now, I've red the documentation on the kernel-source and
> the HOWTO, but
> > something isn't right here. devfs apparently is working
> because during boot
> > I see some messages that refer to the HD as
> > /dev/disks/lots-of-letters-and-numbers). I also receive
> messages while
> > connecting my USB scanner - don't
> > know if that's devfs though.
> > The thing is, my /dev is the same as always. It doesn't
> have /dev/ide or any
> > of the devsf directories. Its the same splattered 3232323
> files as always.
> > If I do $devfsd /dev it complains that there is no .devfsd in the
> > directory...
> > I have not touch fstab or anything, I simply compiled into
> the kernel and
> > installed devfsd.
> > Is there some extra steps that I need to make ? Pointers to
> the right
> > documentation and general advice are always welcome :)
> > thanks,
> > fsm
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