Re: udev (without systemd) fails to find devices
On 2018-09-11 19:05 -0700, Bill Brelsford wrote:
> I recently upgraded the sid installation on an i386 machine. With
> udev upgraded to 239-8, many devices are no longer detected during
> boot, e.g. usb, network card, video, audio. I also have a
> not-upgraded buster partition on the same machine -- a large
> portion of its dmesg output is simply missing from sid's dmesg.
Maybe udevd has not even been started then. What does
"/usr/sbin/service udev status" say?
> The kernel was also upgraded (to 4.18.0-1), but booting the old
> kernel (4.17.0-3) also fails. So it appears to me to be a bug in
> udev, possibly connected to my not running systemd. I haven't
> seen that anyone else is affected, so wanted to check here before
> submitting a bug report. Anyone else? Any other ideas?
The udev init script has seen some changes in 239-8. Offhand the only
one which could explain the problem is that systemd-udevd is now started
via start-stop-deamon. I don't have any systemd-less system to test