Creating devices under FreeBSD 5.x (was: "/dev/oncore.serial.%d" for Motorola oncore GPS under FREEBSD 5.1)

Chris Stenton jacs at
Wed Nov 5 04:21:48 PST 2003

On Wed, 2003-11-05 at 09:12, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> On Tuesday,  4 November 2003 at  8:52:43 +0000, Chris Stenton wrote:
> > Can someone point me in the right direction on how to make
> > /dev/oncore.serial.1 and /dev/oncore.pps.1  under FREEBSD 5.1 now that
> > MAKEDEV has gone.
> The driver should create them for you.  What are these devices?

These devices are needed for the oncore refclock in ntpd. They are in
fact just soft links to /dev/cuaaxx

However, /dev gets regenerated after each reboot so losing the soft
links. Is there a way to stop this?


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