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Re: System installation from a USB stick

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: System installation from a USB stick
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:40:07 +0200
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Adam Pribyl <address@hidden> skribis:

> On Mon, 21 Jul 2014, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> Adam Pribyl <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> Kernel in dmesg identifies the device like /dev/sdf, doing
>>> mknod /dev/sdf b 8 80; mknod /dev/sdf1 b 8 81; mount /dev/sdf1 /mnt
>>> solves the problem. So definitely the drive is at sdf. It looks to me
>>> like there is some built in limit in udev for number of "scsi" devices
>>> in this case or something.
>> Hmm, I have no idea.  We’re using a relatively old version of udev,
>> maybe that will be solved when upgrading.
> OK, I found it. The /dev/* files present there are just some static
> version nodes. udev needs a /dev to be mounted as devtmpfs.

Oh, udev creates things like /dev/disk/*, but it seems I wrongfully
though it would create all the missing nodes.  Per
seems we may need to mount /dev as devtmpfs as you wrote.

(And I thought devtmpfs was the deprecated thing, but no, it’s devfs
that’s deprecated.  Oh well.)


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