Am I a Bonehead or what? (# rm /dev)

Mike McCarty Mike.McCarty at
Fri Aug 29 01:44:20 UTC 2008

Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Mike McCarty wrote:
>> Mike McCarty wrote:
>> [deleted /dev]
> What version of Fedora? With any version with udev, there is the

No, no udev. This is FC2.

The rest of your commentary seems directed at the presence of
udev, which I don't have.

Sometimes I have to mount it as /dev/sda1 and sometimes as
/dev/sde1, and the latter didn't exist

Based on what I saw there, I did

# mknod -m 660 sde b 8 64

And now

# ls -l sd*
brw-rw----  1 root named 8,  0 Aug 28 17:30 sda
brw-rw----  1 root named 8, 16 Aug 28 17:30 sdb
brw-rw----  1 root named 8, 32 Aug 28 17:30 sdc
brw-rw----  1 root named 8, 48 Aug 28 17:30 sdd
brw-rw----  1 root named 8, 64 Aug 28 20:38 sde

But still no joy. Need my printer back, too.

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