Bug 134271 - udev complains if no files are in /etc/udev/devices
udev complains if no files are in /etc/udev/devices
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: udev (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Blocks: FC3Blocker
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Reported: 2004-09-30 15:13 EDT by Bernard Johnson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: udev-032-6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-10-01 04:13:42 EDT
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Description Bernard Johnson 2004-09-30 15:13:58 EDT
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Description of problem:
If there are no files in /etc/udev/devices, start_udev complains on

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot system with no files in /etc/udev/devices

Actual Results:                  Welcome to Fedora Core
                Press 'I' to enter interactive startup.
Making extra nodes:  cp: cannot stat `/etc/udev/devices/*': No such
file or directory

Expected Results:  no complaint message

Additional info:
Comment 1 TGS 2004-10-01 03:49:15 EDT
Same error here.
Comment 2 TGS 2004-10-01 03:53:29 EDT
I should add that the system hangs at this point.

Just updated my system to the latest development as of 3 AM EST, and 

Error follows:

Press 'I' to enter interactive startup.

Making extra nodes: cp: cannot stat '/etc/udev/devices/*': No such 
file or
Starting udev:                                       [  OK  ]
Initializing hardware... storage network audio done [  OK  ]
Configuring kernel parameters:

then nothing, since it is frozen.
Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2004-10-01 04:22:19 EDT
seems like /etc/sysctl.conf is b0rken or /proc is not mounted...
the "cp" error does not harm... really...
Comment 4 TGS 2004-10-01 08:20:02 EDT
Update: if I remove the rhgb option from the grub kernel options, I 
can boot.

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