FreeBSD 8.2-stable: devd fails to restart

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Feb 3 05:45:50 UTC 2012

On 02/02/2012 21:34, Sergey Kandaurov wrote:
> On 3 February 2012 00:22, Torfinn Ingolfsen
> <torfinn.ingolfsen at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I thought this bug was fixed back in 2009?
>> root at kg-v7# uname -a
>> FreeBSD 8.2-STABLE FreeBSD 8.2-STABLE #7: Sat Jul  9 23:00:31 CEST 2011     root at  amd64
>> root at kg-v7#
>> root at kg-v7# service devd status
>> devd is running as pid 555.
>> root at kg-v7# service devd restart
>> Stopping devd.
>> Starting devd.
>> devd: devd already running, pid: 555
>> /etc/rc.d/devd: WARNING: failed to start devd
>> root at kg-v7# service devd status
>> devd is not running.
>> What gives?
> Please apply this patch and report how it goes for you.
> This is not in 8-STABLE yet.

Actually all the OP needs to do is to make sure the src tree is up to
date and run mergemaster. I MFC'ed the relevant changes to rc.d/devd
last April.



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