[CentOS] /dev/console not getting created...

James Olin Oden james.oden at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 19:42:35 UTC 2006

One other thing, I am doing a serial install.  Thanks...james

On 3/15/06, James Olin Oden <james.oden at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/15/06, James Olin Oden <james.oden at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 3/15/06, Eduardo Grosclaude <eduardo.grosclaude at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > You should be enabling sysfs and friends
> > >
> > Hmmm...Why wouldn't anaconda just do that?  I haven't done anything to
> > tell it not to, that I know of.   I'm reading up on sysfs and udev as
> > I type this, but when I do a minimal install, I don't ask for anything
> > special and things just work.   When I run my kickstart file with a
> > hand selected set of packages (which very closely mimick the minimal
> > install (depsolvers are great)), I get a different behavior.
> >
> OK, I've done some more research on my own, and it would appear that a
> non-udev /dev/console and /dev/null must exist before udev is started,
> because udev is started in "user" land (thus u-dev), and thus before
> init starts.  So init needs these device files to exist a priori.
> The question that still remains is why are they not showing up with my
> custom package set?  Who is repsonsible for creating the a priori
> /dev/console that init uses, and what would prevent that from
> occuring?
> Anyone have any clues they can throw my way?
> Thanks...james
> > Cheers...james
> >

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