[Clfs-support] Missing /dev/null device after udev is started

Joe Ciccone jciccone at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 18:50:24 PST 2009

On 12/26/2009 03:43 PM, Hugo Villeneuve wrote:
> Hi,
> When booting after chapter 8, I have the following error message, just
> after udev has been started:
>     cannot open /dev/null
> It seems that null is missing in the udev static nodes located in
> ${CLFS}/lib/udev/devices/null, so I have solved the problem by creating
> a null device there:
>     mknod ${CLFS}/lib/udev/devices/null -m 0666 c 1 3
> Hugo V.
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This happens when you do not install the bootscripts as or you dont
install them as root. If you use an unprivileged user the makefile tells
you as much that you have to create the null and console files.

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