dev entries on bootup don't exist

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dev entries on bootup don't exist

Post by kaos_engr » Sat Jan 28, 2006 11:40 pm

I've updated several system packages to the latest version and now upon bootup several /dev devices are no longer found

/dev/hda50, /dev/hda55, /dev/i2c-0 and /dev/i2c/0 to name the few i've seen. I'm sure all the other /dev/hda5x partitions for the xbox hdd don't exist either.

Where do those /dev entries get created? I mounted up the stardust rootfs on my CentOS machine and don't see them in it's /dev either.

Is there anyway to get the bootup output messages all logged to a file? Don't see the messages I'm looking for in 'dmesg' output.


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Post by ShALLaX » Sun Jan 29, 2006 11:45 pm

You probably broke devfsd.
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Post by kaos_engr » Tue Feb 07, 2006 1:21 am

Think so, looks like "emerge system" installed udev even though it's not a 2.6 kernel.


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Post by cyesergio » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:56 pm

Uhm I did the same thing...I tried to automount usb devices when connected...I read somewhere that you needed udev; so I emerged it :(
Not knowing you need the 2.6 kernel (I have 2.4). My system still kinda works, but on startup I get some strange errors (can't mount some fs ?!)

Is it possible to unmerge udev? Should I?
thnx in advance!


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Post by orochi » Thu Feb 09, 2006 7:19 pm

you could try booting with rescutoox and chroot to your current install, theres info on this using the search function

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