disappearance of /dev/mem

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Thu Feb 10 13:06:17 PST 2005

On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 10:00:51PM +0100, St?phane Le Maure wrote:
> Hello all
> I have a big problem since the upgrade of 5.2 towards 5.3.
> The file /dev/mem does not exist any more in /dev and thus all the 
> programs using this file does not function any more.
> There of another person is who has the concern.
> Thank you very much for your assistance.

Add 'device mem' to your kernel (you probably also want 'device io').
In general, read /usr/src/UPDATING whenever you update your system.

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