tech support

Jim Mock mij at
Tue Apr 15 16:11:22 PDT 2003

On Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at 03:08  PM, steven r. eastlake wrote:
> i am setting up freebsd 5.0 and would like to attempt to "wake up" my 
> generic sound card and also wacom usb tablet mouse/pen
> 1. MAKEDEV not in /dev and not executable, found in /usr/src/etc, move 
> to /, cannot move to /dev, then permission executable
> 2. MAKEDEV fails numerous ways attempting snd and uhid, review online 
> dialogs for these failures and try to correct my problems to no avail
> 3. attempt mknod sndstat c 30 6 root:operator gives "no such file or 
> directory", an error message i have seen previously
> i suspect this may be an easy fix for those with knowledge...

5.0 uses devfs and doesn't need MAKEDEV.  The devices should already be 
in /dev if they're properly detected.

- jim

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