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

From: Roman Zippel (
Date: Mon Dec 10 2001 - 05:46:29 EST


On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Borsenkow Andrej wrote:

> > 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 can imagine it's not without problems, but...

> 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
> used).

it should not suddenly break for anyone still using it, warning messages
are fine.

bye, Roman

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