[dm-crypt] renaming of device
sven at whgl.uni-frankfurt.de
Fri Jan 15 03:17:25 CET 2010
Arno Wagner schrieb:
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 11:16:29PM +0100, Sven Eschenberg wrote:
>> Hi Arno,
>> Concerning udev - you could either modify the configuration for the scsi
>> subsystem, or you could copy it to you own rule file modify it and
>> override debian's defaults.
>> This ways you are a little safer, when the distribution modifies some
>> rules (for some odd reason) and are sure that dmcrypt returns the name
>> you expect. In general this is true for most device names where you have
>> special needs.
>> On my debian there are no rules for creating /dev/scsi/* names, at least
>> not for scsi disks. Might be you are stuck with an older udev or some
>> outdated configuration maybe?
> I don't know and do not really have time to investigate now.
> Come to think of it, it could also have some connection to a
> recent kernel upgrade, I am running 220.127.116.11 from kernel.org.
> I did not notice the issue before, so maybe the kernel now also
> creates device files and there was something about a device
> pseudo filesystem or the like in the patchnotes.
Ah, I guess you unfortunately actiavted kernel managed tmpfs in /dev,
which is an experimental feature. Check for CONFIG_DEVTMPFS in your
kernel config, I bet it is turned on.
> Anyways, I will just look up major and minor numbers manually
> until cryptsetup either reports all matching in /dev/ or has
> a preferred device for a major/minor combination.
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