[clug] sound device weirdness
Robert.Edwards at anu.edu.au
Sun Jan 23 21:58:34 GMT 2005
Andrew Pollock wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 11:54:30AM +1100, Tony and Ropyn Lewis wrote:
>>Andrew Pollock wrote:
>>>Are you running devfs or udev? I'm suspecting you may be running udev,
>>>otherwise your /dev doesn't change... It could be a udev bug.
>>Not as far as I can see:
>>lewis at goofy:~$ grep DEVFS /boot/config-2.6.9-2-k7
>># CONFIG_DEVFS_MOUNT is not set
>># CONFIG_DEVFS_DEBUG is not set
>>lewis at goofy:~$ dpkg -l udev
>>|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err:
>>||/ Name Version Description
>>un udev <none> (no
> I take it you're running a stock Debian kernel? They have devfs compiled in
> (CONFIG_DEVFS_FS) so if you install devfsd and change /etc/default/devfsd to
> mount it on bootup, it might help keep things under control.
> Static /dev is boring.
Is devfs fully supported in 2.6 kernels? I thought someone told me
recently that it was being deprecated (in favour of udev or something).
I guess I should look into this a bit more myself :-)
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