MAKEDEV complains about non-existant users

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Mon Nov 20 07:20:35 PST 2000

On November 19, 2000 09:52 am, you wrote:
> Did anyone encounter this problem?
> I did everything described in the downloaded book (v.2.4) and my system
> did not complain even once. Entering the changed root goes fine. Setting
> locale-variables to de_DE is ok.
> But then, when trying to make the devices, MAKEDEV complains about invalid
> users like this:


> Now the question is: do I have to worry about the MAKEDEV-messages, or can
> I ignore them? Everything else seems to work. Sure, i did not need any
> devices up to now. (Just installed 'ed').

What Glibc version does your starting distribution use?

Gerard Beekmans

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