zero and null regression?
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Sat Oct 2 18:43:57 PDT 2004
In message: <20041001163250.GA71766 at xor.obsecurity.org>
Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> writes:
: On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 05:02:58AM +0000, Daniel Eriksson wrote:
: > After upgrading a 6-CURRENT machine from a 5 day old kernel to one cvsuped
: > just a few hours ago, special files zero and null created through mknod no
: > longer works.
: > # mknod zerotest c 2 12
: > # chmod 666 zerotest
: > # cat zerotest > /dev/null
: > cat: zerotest: Socket operation on non-socket
: > Could this be related to the vfs stuff Poul-Henning Kamp is working with?
: I'm pretty sure this is by design - see phk's commits and related
: discussion. Use devfs for device nodes.
This is inconvenient when you have a chroot that you use to build
products in that isn't a jail... Not impossible to work around, just
very inconvenient :-(
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