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  1. #1

    How do I create device nodes for block devices?


    No, I don't know what I just said. But the /dev/hda1 entry is gone (don't ask.) and I need it back.

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    You need to use mknod, however I'm not sure which minor/major numbers you need... Another possibility is to for example boot knoppix, and copy "hda" over to the slack partition.

  3. #3
    also try running
    Code:
    udev
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    yep - I was going to suggest udev

    but my major/minor numbers for /dev/hda1 are 3,1

  6. #5
    I don't know how to use udev or mknod. And when I boot Knoppix, my slack partition is read-only =\

  7. #6
    try
    Code:
    /etc/rc.d/rc.udev start
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  8. #7
    Code:
    root@slack:/# /etc/rc.d/rc.udev start
    root@slack:/#

  9. #8
    that means its started

  10. #9
    What does one do after that? I think i tried 'udev'

  11. #10
    Quote Originally Posted by peaceofpi
    What does one do after that? I think i tried 'udev'
    did it create /dev/hda1 ?
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