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#1 2005-08-22 07:29:04

Registered: 2003-03-20
Posts: 8

devfs permission problems

After arch installation I edited my /etc/devfsd.conf to the appropriate permission settings but this didn't impress devfs much. After each reboot the old permissions are used again, unless I do a

killall -HUP devfsd

to inform devfsd to reread its configuration. Then all permissions are set as defined in /etc/devfsd.conf.
With demesg I checked that devfsd is started (it is, otherwise the killall command as described above would not have worked) at bootup.

Any ideas?

Thanks for all hints and clues.


#2 2005-08-22 13:44:32

From: USA
Registered: 2005-02-18
Posts: 1,681

Re: devfs permission problems

Don't know if it will help, but you might want to consider upgrading to udev, as devfs is all but history, and this includes the Arch distribution: … 303068&w=2

If you want to upgrade, here's a udev howto that might help:

I think upgrading might fix your problems.  Let us know...   smile



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