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Re: [SLUG] I hate udev!
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] I hate udev!
- From: Matthew Wlazlo <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 14:04:19 +1100
- Organization: Infostream Pty Ltd
On Wed, 23 Nov 2005 13:54:14 +1100
Peter Rundle <prundle@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> switched on then the entries in /dev/ such as nst0 don't get
> created. Then my backup fails or worse the disk is completely full
> because writing to /dev/nst0 when the device file doesn't exist creates
> a data file on the disk which grows to be bigger than the /dev
> partition. I don't want to reboot my server right now but I'd love to be
> able to do a backup. Is there a sane way to tell udev to create the
> entries for the device without rebooting?
I think you can create the device files in /etc/udev/devices and they'll
be copied there on bootup. This works on FC4 at least.
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