Why can't I do "mknod /dev/cdev c 32 0"
kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Dec 1 18:56:58 PST 2004
On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 10:42:10AM +0800, cm c wrote:
> The output of 'uname -a' is:
> FreeBSD .itc.inventec 5.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE #0: Thu Jun 5 02:55:42 GMT 2003 root at wv1u.btc.adaptec.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
> It's 5.x, but if the node is created automatically, how do I use
> open? I mean, under linux, user space processes need do
> 'open("/dev/cdev") before do other things, can /dev/cdev be created
> automatically? I don't think so.
Yes, it can, if the driver supports that.
You should update to 5.3 though, becuase you're probably hitting a bug
that was fixed ages ago.
Also, please wrap your lines at 70 characters so that your emails may
be easily read.
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