Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 133688
/dev/mapper/control is not created by udev
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:50 EST
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Description of problem:
echo "mkdmnod" | /sbin/nash --quiet >/dev/null 2>&1
Currently the above line in /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit is used to
create /dev/mapper/control because udev does not do so. I believe
this is wrong. Only udev should be creating device nodes.
Please make udev create /dev/mapper/control if the dm_mod module is
loaded so that rc.sysinit does not need to do it.
NB This change is needed to allow improvements to the SE Linux
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Comment out the mkdmnod line from rc.sysinit and observe that there
is no /dev/mapper/control.
Medium-term, I'll aim to get libdevmapper to create it transparently.