--- Makedev / Mknod --- psaux

Rob Bercik bercikr at georgetown.edu
Thu Nov 30 14:40:43 PST 2000


eriddle at linuxcare.com wrote:

> Quoting Rob Bercik on Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 05:00:35PM -0500 :
> > Yeah,
> >
> >     When I was editing the makedev script and looking at the major and minor
> > numbers in devices.txt i realized that it is the same device... Could the name
> > cause a conflict? The thing is on my redhat system, psaux works, but the
> > MAKEDEV on my system is not a script it's a binary so I can't really see what
> > it's doing. I haven't tried it yet after editing the LFS MAKEDEV script to make
> > psaux instead of psmouse, I'll fill you all in when I try it...I'm sure you'll
> > all be at the end of your seats.
> >
> > -Rob
> >
>
> You could just mv /dev/psmouse to /dev/psaux :)
>
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Hmmm,

            I guess I just really don't understand device files all that well...
anywhooo

-Rob


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