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

Will McDonald wmcdonald at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 19:55:46 UTC 2006

On 15/03/06, James Olin Oden <james.oden at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

What packages are installed/removed by your minimal Kickstart? Might
be useful to sort and diff that list against a default, unmolested
minimal install.


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