Bug 133989 - /dev/dvd symbolic link isn't permanent
/dev/dvd symbolic link isn't permanent
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: udev (Show other bugs)
4.0
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-09-28 16:42 EDT by Chase Stephens
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-28 21:12:59 EDT
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Description Chase Stephens 2004-09-28 16:42:37 EDT
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Description of problem:
A symbolic link created by root at /dev/dvd works until reboot. When
the machine restarts, the link is gone.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create symbolic link /dev/dvd to dvd drive
2. restart computer
3. ls -l /dev | grep dvd returns nothing
    

Actual Results:  The link is no longer there

Expected Results:  The link should be permanenet

Additional info:

Can be worked around by adding an init script to create the link at
each boot
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-09-28 21:12:59 EDT
See 'man udev' for how to set this up by default.

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