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

From: Jeff Chua
Date: Fri Dec 29 2006 - 03:53:35 EST

On 12/29/06, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
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 <><

That works. That's exacting what I'm looking for.

Thank you,
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