Bug 181873 - mknod: Failed to create '/dev/ram0': already exists
Summary: mknod: Failed to create '/dev/ram0': already exists
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2006-02-17 12:24 UTC by Mark McLoughlin
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: 5.0.29-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-02-27 16:20:24 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
mkinitrd-fix-ramdisk-device-nodes.patch (756 bytes, patch)
2006-02-17 12:24 UTC, Mark McLoughlin
no flags Details | Diff
mkinitrd-fix-find-command.patch (783 bytes, patch)
2006-02-17 12:29 UTC, Mark McLoughlin
no flags Details | Diff
mkinitrd-fix-ramdisk-device-nodes.patch (756 bytes, patch)
2006-02-17 12:30 UTC, Mark McLoughlin
no flags Details | Diff

Description Mark McLoughlin 2006-02-17 12:24:41 UTC
With mkinitrd CVS HEAD, I see the above warning (and for /dev/ram1 too)

What seems to be happening is that when you mount devpts, the ramdisk device
nodes (ram0 - ram15) automatically get created. I haven't been able to figure
out why ... :-)

Removing the two mknods seems to work fine

Patch also makes the /dev/ram link on the initramfs link to /dev/ram1 rather
than /dev/ram1 linking to non-existent /dev/ram

Comment 1 Mark McLoughlin 2006-02-17 12:24:41 UTC
Created attachment 124808 [details]

Comment 2 Mark McLoughlin 2006-02-17 12:29:53 UTC
Created attachment 124810 [details]

Fixed indentation

Comment 3 Mark McLoughlin 2006-02-17 12:30:57 UTC
Created attachment 124811 [details]

Bah, getting confused between bugs

Comment 4 Peter Jones 2006-02-27 16:20:24 UTC
They get created by mkblkdevs.

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