[ILUG] Devfs ?
Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin)
breatpro at exchange.ie.ml.com
Fri Jan 18 11:31:43 GMT 2002
Simulated ... (laptop isn't handy ...)
# cd /dev
# ls -alrt cdrom
lrw-r--r-- date date size cdrom -> ../cdroms/cdrom0
I wouldn't mind it being linked to cdroms/cdrom0 which both exists and
works, but ../cdroms doesn't exist at all ...
You also can't rm -f the damned thing to recreate it properly, which is a
P <wondering if this is linked to the libdvdread problems he's having ...>
> -----Original Message-----
> On Fri 18 Jan 2002 11:21, Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin) wrote:
> > [.. re devfs ..]
> > Seems to be generally okay, with the exception of a few glitches ...
> > (like /dev/cdrom being linked to /cdroms/cdrom0 for some reason, so
> > breaking the link ...)
> What's wrong with /dev/cdrom being linkes to cdroms/cdrom0? That's
> the correct path for the first CDROM device in the system.
> Of course, if it's linked to /cdroms/cdrom0 (with a leading slash),
> that's wrong - look in /etc/devfs/* to fix and restart devfsd.
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