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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
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4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/udev-guide.xml,v 1.30 2006/04/14 20:42:09 nightmorph Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/udev-guide.xml,v 1.31 2006/08/31 02:41:18 nightmorph Exp $ -->
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6<guide link="/doc/en/udev-guide.xml"> 6<guide link="/doc/en/udev-guide.xml">
7<title>Gentoo udev Guide</title> 7<title>Gentoo udev Guide</title>
8 8
9<author title="Author"> 9<author title="Author">
17This document explains what udev is and how you can use udev to fit your needs. 17This document explains what udev is and how you can use udev to fit your needs.
18</abstract> 18</abstract>
19 19
20<license/> 20<license/>
21 21
22<version>0.23</version> 22<version>0.24</version>
23<date>2006-03-25</date> 23<date>2006-08-30</date>
24 24
25<chapter> 25<chapter>
26<title>What is udev?</title> 26<title>What is udev?</title>
27<section> 27<section>
28<title>The /dev Directory</title> 28<title>The /dev Directory</title>
439Device rule for your mouse points to an existing device file. 439Device rule for your mouse points to an existing device file.
440</p> 440</p>
441 441
442<p> 442<p>
443Another issue is the difference in naming of terminals between devfs and udev. 443Another issue is the difference in naming of terminals between devfs and udev.
444While devfs calls its terminals <c>tty</c>, udev calls them <c>vc</c>. This 444While devfs calls its terminals <c>tty</c>, udev calls them <c>vc</c> and
445could lead to a problem in case you are restricting root logins from consoles 445<c>tty</c>. This could lead to a problem in case you are restricting root
446using <path>/etc/securetty</path>. You will need to make sure that <c>tty1</c> 446logins from consoles using <path>/etc/securetty</path>. You will need to make
447is changed to <c>vc/1</c> in <path>/etc/securetty</path> to ensure that root 447sure that both <c>tty1</c> and <c>vc/1</c> are listed in
448can login using the console. 448<path>/etc/securetty</path> to ensure that root can login using the console.
449</p> 449</p>
450 450
451</body> 451</body>
452</section> 452</section>
453<section> 453<section>

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