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Re: Shutdown problems.

To: Juan Pablo Hierro Álvarez <BUSCAIDEAS@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Shutdown problems.
From: Richard Gooch <rgooch@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2002 13:20:29 -0700
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Juan Pablo Hierro writes:
> El Lun 14 Ene 2002 02:59, escribió:
> > > It works basically right and now /dev looks much prettier and cleaner on
> > > my system. Just a couple of questions:
> > >
> > > 1) When loading, there is an error in "Copying /dev-state/fb to /dev/fb".
> > > However, then it works fine. Maybe, is there a need to build a tarfile
> > > for that devices?
> >
> > No, no tarfiles! Please send the complete error message and any other
> > information that you might think will help identify the problem.
> Here is the complete error message:
> ____________________________________
> Started device management daemon for /dev
> error copying "/dev-state/fb" to "/dev/fb"
> ____________________________________
> Looking /dev, I find
> ls -l /dev | grep fb ==> 
> drwxr-xr-x    1 root     root            0 ene  1  1970 fb
> 
> While in /dev-state, I have
> ls -l /dev-state | grep fb
> lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root            3 ene 10 03:16 fb -> fb0
> crw-------    1 root     root      29,   0 ago 30 22:30 fb0
> and so on, upto fb31
> 
> Now, I think that, maybe, in /dev-state I have the old /dev from my
> fresh RH7.2 system while in /dev I have the devices used by my new,
> hand-compiled kernel 2.2.17. Of course, I did not compile it with
> the same options. In fact, it has no framebuffer support.

OK. Delete /dev-state/fb and things should work fine. /dev/fb should
not be a symbolic link.

                                Regards,

                                        Richard....
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