Bug 163472 - /dev/inotify is not automatically created
/dev/inotify is not automatically created
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 163321
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-07-17 18:08 EDT by Alexander Farley
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-07-17 19:51:50 EDT
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Description Alexander Farley 2005-07-17 18:08:16 EDT
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Description of problem:
/dev/inotify does not appear to be created eventhough inotify appears to be compiled into the kernel.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot into kernel-2.6.12-1.1434_FC5

Actual Results:  /dev/inotify is not created

Expected Results:  /dev/inotify would be created

Additional info:

With 3rd party patched versions of Fc4 testing kernels (2.6.11-1.13xx_FC4) /dev/inotify was automatically 
created, thus there does not appear to be a problem with the version of udev that i am using. Though 
perhaps the device is not being created on purpose witht the Fc5 development kernels due to the newness 
of the inotify system in the main branch of the kernel.
Comment 1 Warren Togami 2005-07-17 19:51:50 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 163321 ***

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