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Re: /dev/mem is gone!



On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 11:17:32AM -0800, Brendan Thomas O'Connor wrote:
> One day, I started up by Woody/Sarge machine, but X refuses to start:
> 
> (II) SAVAGE(0): initializing int10
> (EE) SAVAGE(0): Cannot open /dev/mem
> (--) SAVAGE(0): Chip: id 8c12, "Savage/IX-MV"
> (--) SAVAGE(0): Engine: "MobileSavage"
> (--) SAVAGE(0): mapping MMIO @ 0xf1000000 with size 0x80000
> 
> Fatal server error:
> xf86MapVidMem: failed to open /dev/mem (No such file or directory)
> 
> $ ls /dev/mem
> ls: /dev/mem: No such file or directory

Nice, /dev/mem is "Physical memory access".

> MAKEDEV doesn't regenerate it, I'm not using devfs.  Where does /dev/mem come
> from, and how do I get it back?

# mknod /dev/mem c 1 1

> p.s. cc me on reply if possible..

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Seneca
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