Re: Lost /dev/modem Symlink After Purging Udev And Reinstalling
<posted & mailed>
Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> This request for help is being reposted as no one offered any help.
> Please, would someone respond with some help, even if its just a link
> offering a solution that a relative newbie can implement.
> After Purging udev including rming the entire /etc/udev directory and
> reinstalling to fix a sound problem I have
> to create the modem symbolic link, ln -s /dev/ttySHCF0 /dev/modem every
> time I boot up. I've tried
> ChatagnierL-Home:/etc/udev/scripts# /etc/init.d/udev restart
> Recreating device nodes...done.
> After rebooting, still no /dev/modem and have to create symlink again
> ChatagnierL-Home:/etc/udev/scripts# /usr/bin/udevtest /dev/modem
> version 056
> looking at '/dev/modem'
> sysfs_open_class_device_path failed
> Googled for above message and found 7 items concerning older versions of
> udev with pages of script that I wouldn't
> dare try.
> There were 2 or 3 files in /etc/udev/rules.d dir that were no recreated
> after reinstalling udev that goes something like:
> hfcpci.conf and 10 or 50sound.rules. The hfcpci.conf is probably
> pertinent to the problem. How can I recreate it?
You mention that you installed your driver from hfcpci~1.deb, which tells me
that you downloaded a driver from the manufacturer. Nothing in /etc/udev
belonging to the hfcpci package should have been deleted, but if it was,
you should reinstall that package to get those config files back.
> Considered running the script inputdev.sh, read sh man and info but
> couldn't determine which option to use. Never have run a script before
> but it seems to use Debian I going to have to do it. Could someone clue
> me in if this is the
> correct script to use and the proper switch to use. I am a relative
> newbie and not a programmer, just a user.
> I've also read the udev manual and googled on the subject, and its over
> my head.
> A quick solution is desirable as my system is fully functional
> otherwise(until the next upgrade/dist-upgrade anyway). I'm using
> kernel-image 2.6.8-2-686 an upgrading under testing with udev version
> .056-2 installed.
> There is no entry regarding /dev/modem, only a capi entry, in the
> udev.rules file or in the devfs.rules file.
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> Thanks for any help,
> Leonard Chatagnier