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From: Daniel Robbins <drobbins@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@××××××××××.org
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Problems with rc5
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2001 09:03:13
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Problems with rc5 by Sebastian Werner
1 On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 03:03:49PM +0200, Sebastian Werner wrote:
2 > Hello guys,
3 >
4 > first i must say this release is great. You have improve some parts from rc4
5 > i think. The new method to extract the base-system i like. Some problems and
6 > questions:
7 >
8 > Swap activation fails at startup:
9 > I don't know why, but when i use 'swapon -a' after login it works.
10 >
11 > And what does the /dev-state. In my previous installations i have deleteted
12 > all entries in /dev and use devfs. I read in the script
13 > '/etc/rc.d/init.d/devfsd' that it is a bind to /dev. But what to do with
14 > this. Why we need it?
16 Any new/modified devices or device perms get placed in /dev-state (the real /dev)
17 so they survive a reboot. This way, devfs "remembers" things.
19 > I will try to script a basic-installation script next days... I anyone
20 > working on this yet?
22 Hagabard on #gentoo irc is working on one for us. Maybe you'd like to help him
23 out?
25 --
26 Daniel Robbins <drobbins@g.o>
27 President/CEO
28 Gentoo Technologies, Inc.


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AW: [gentoo-dev] Problems with rc5 Sebastian Werner <sebastian@××××××××××××××××××.de>