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Re: No /dev/cdrom with Pre-Release 10 and RH7.1

To: Russel Ingram <ringram@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: No /dev/cdrom with Pre-Release 10 and RH7.1
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 18:54:29 -0500
Cc: Jonathan Schwarz <js@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0104180809500.997-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Russel Ingram wrote:

> Are you sure this is right, Eric?  I think REGISTER and UNREGISTER only
> work on actual devices created by devfs when a new device is registered or
> unregistered.  /dev/cdroms/* are links to things in the /dev/ide and
> /dev/scsi trees.  If you want to create a symlink when another symlink is
> created (i.e. make the /dev/cdrom symlink at the same time the
> /dev/cdroms/cdrom0 symlink is created) I think you have to use the CREATE
> keyword.

Well, I'm not sure about anything these days.  :)  But it seems to Work
For Me.

However, now that you mention it, the CREATE keyword is probably a
better way to go, I'll check that out.


Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.

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