Re: devfs unable to handle permission: 2.4.17-pre[4,5] /ALSA-0.9.0beta[9,10]

From: Borsenkow Andrej (
Date: Mon Dec 10 2001 - 02:04:55 EST

>> There are some broken boot scripts (modelled after the long obsolete
>> rc.devfs script)
> Which is still included in the kernel tree and at least Mandrake is
> currently using it.

Which resulted in weird problems like floating device numbers, broken
links in /dev/cdroms, mysteriously disappearing sound nodes ...

I very much appreciate this decision. Copying over device nodes is evil.
It should be stopped by all means (as long as devfs is going to be

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