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Re: /.dev

On Apr 7, 2005 7:47 PM, Serkan Calis <adresimeyaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> First of all my sound card is properly configured and i can easily get
> sound from the machine. ie using xmms.
> But for some other tools sound dont work and i realize that that is
> because i dont have a /dev/dsp directory. Instead i have /.dev/dsp.
>  I dont know why this is so, because of udev? is it exactly true?
> Now i create a symlink for /.dev/dsp to /dev  but firstly this is
> worked but after machine rebooted my symlink vanishes?
> Now is there any detailed explanation why this is so?

/.dev contains the "real" contents of /dev, which is moved to /.dev
when udev gets activated.

Paolo Alexis Falcone

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