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Re: cdrom symlink won't stay linked to /dev/cdrom1

Nicos Gollan declaimed:
> On Sunday 01 June 2003 11:17, paul@mackinney.net wrote:
> > > > You're using devfs which means that the whole /dev structure is
> > > > generated dynamically. You'll have to edit /etc/devfsc.conf (search for
> > > > cdrom) to preserve the change.
> > >
> > > I think you just had a typo there; the real filename is
> > > /etc/devfs/devfsd.conf
> Yes, that's what I meant...
> > No, I don't have that file, just a directory /etc/devfs/conf.d/ with a
> > file named mga-vid-common inside. This is probably due to my
> > (unsuccessful) attempt to install and use mga-vid. A little history:
> >
> > I used to have an AMD K6-III in an ASUS P5-A motherboard. Somehow,
> > starting with the Debian kernel-package and customizing it (my strategy
> > is to start with the Debian config file and cautiously turn off
> > un-needed features, build and install with make-kpkg), I had gotten
> > things into a state where devfs was installed but there were no config
> > files in /etc, the only way it would boot was if I specified
> > "devfs=nomount" as a kernel option. The devfs docs refered to some
> > default conf files that would make things work, but I never found them.
> You really should install the devfsd package. devfs uses a different strategy 
> for naming harddisks, other drives and in general everthing.

Yes, I'd figured that out, but didn't know there was a seperate package
for devfsd. Thanks!

Paul Mackinney

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