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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 1.8 2004/04/26 09:52:41 swift Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/udev-guide.xml,v 1.9 2004/04/26 09:59:43 neysx Exp $ -->
5 5
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">
270<section> 270<section>
271<title>Missing device node files at boot</title> 271<title>Missing device node files at boot</title>
272<body> 272<body>
273 273
274<p> 274<p>
275If you can't boot succesfully because you get an error about 275If you can't boot successfully because you get an error about
276<path>/dev/null</path> not found, or because the initial console is missing, the 276<path>/dev/null</path> not found, or because the initial console is missing, the
277problem is that you lack some device files that must be available <e>before</e> 277problem is that you lack some device files that must be available <e>before</e>
278<path>/dev</path> is mounted and handled by udev. This is common on Gentoo 278<path>/dev</path> is mounted and handled by udev. This is common on Gentoo
279machines installed from old media. 279machines installed from old media.
280</p> 280</p>
297# <i>cd test/dev</i> 297# <i>cd test/dev</i>
298# <i>ls</i> 298# <i>ls</i>
299</pre> 299</pre>
300 300
301<p> 301<p>
302The devices needed for a succesful boot are <path>/dev/null</path> and 302The devices needed for a successful boot are <path>/dev/null</path> and
303<path>/dev/console</path>. If they didn't show up in the previous test, you have 303<path>/dev/console</path>. If they didn't show up in the previous test, you have
304to create them manually. Issue the following commands in the <path>test/</path> 304to create them manually. Issue the following commands in the <path>test/</path>
305directory created previously: 305directory created previously:
306</p> 306</p>
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