Re: open /dev/kvm: No such file or directory

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Fri Dec 29 2006 - 00:50:20 EST

On Thursday 28 December 2006 16:51, Avi Kivity wrote:
> Greg, /dev/kvm is a MISC_DYNAMIC_MINOR device.  Is there any way of
> using it without udev?  Should I allocate a static number?

You can write a small script that parses /proc/misc and creates the device,

# /sbin/mknod /dev/kvm c 10 `grep '\<kvm\>' /proc/misc | cut -f 1 -d\ `

If you already have an init script, e.g. to set up tun/tap devices,
it would make sense to put it in there.

Arnd <><
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