tripwire and device numbers

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Thu Mar 4 20:51:40 UTC 2010

Mike Tancsa <mike at> writes:
> While getting a box ready for deployment, I noticed on two occasions,
> I would get some exception reports flagging all files as the
> underlying device number through reboots had changed.  Is this
> "normal" for Tripwire and FreeBSD ?

FreeBSD does not have fixed device numbers, they are allocated on the
fly as each device attaches.  I don't know if there is a way around

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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