[clug] udev errors

Tony Breeds tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Mon Jun 13 18:16:48 MDT 2011

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 07:29:34AM +1000, Adam Baxter wrote:
> Anyone have any idea what a log full of
> udevd[701]: unable to receive ctrl connection: Function not implemented
> means?

Well that comes from calling accept4() in udev.  and "Function not implemented"
means the libc returned ENOSYS which basically means your kernel doesn't have
that system call.

That's a long winded way to saying it looks like your udev is too new for your

Make sure your kernel and udev match:
> The system hangs trying to start cron after that.

That can also mean that you don't have console.  rather then the system has

Try pinging the system to see it it has really hung.

To fix it you're basically going to have to boot into single user mode and make
sure everything is in sync

Yours Tony

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