[dm-crypt] Are /dev objects required for clean shutdown?
sven at eschenberg.eu
Tue Feb 6 17:43:59 CET 2018
If you have /dev on a (dev)tmpfs and are using udev for inode creation,
you could trigger udev to recreate all you inodes.
If you use some other tool, it might have a similiar function.
P.S.: Many tools like lvm come with functions to (re)create inodes in
absence of a /dev inode manager.
Am 06.02.2018 um 16:48 schrieb Pascal:
> /dev on my CentOS 7 box took a 'rm -rf' yesterday, wiping out most of
> it. Easiest way to recover is to reboot (/dev is on a ramdrive and
> created from scratch during boot), but I'm worried about not getting a
> clean shutdown. Does cryptsetup need anything in /dev to shutdown
> cleanly? If so, how do I recreate the devices? The complete list of
> what is missing from /dev is huge, but the below all seem to be disk
> related and are all gone now:
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