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Re: open fifo xxx: No such device or address

From: James Cloos
Subject: Re: open fifo xxx: No such device or address
Date: Wed, 15 May 2013 15:39:10 -0400
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>>>>> "AM" == Alvaro Martínez <address@hidden> writes:

AM> Since the whole root is over NFS, it is not possible that the FS is
AM> mounted as nodev, otherwise the device files inside /dev wouldn't work.

It is not uncommon for /dev to be its own fs, such as:

  devtmpfs on /dev type devtmpfs
  devpts on /dev/pts type devpts
  shm on /dev/shm type tmpfs

which would have avoided any nodev issues with /.

AM> But I created a mount point to hold screen fifos, and it worked
AM> flawlessly.  It never occurred to me to try that, it was the
AM> simplest possible solution


James Cloos <address@hidden>         OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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