On 24 Apr 2002, Florin Andrei wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-04-23 at 06:46, Mike Burger wrote:
> > I guess I can rpm -e devfsd and see if that helps. I suppose devfsd was
> > installed when I did the RH7.1 + SGI installation.
> Yeah, that's why it's always better to backup/format/reinstall instead
> of upgrade. ;-)
It was a clean install, actually...with the 7.1 ISO set (when that was the
current set). The only things I've upgraded are on a package by package
basis, including the kernels.
> I have XFS-1.1 on a Red Hat 7.2 here, running a fairly beefy MySQL
> database, and /dev/null is fine and dandy.
> [florin@zoul florin]$ ls -l /dev/null
> crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 1, 3 Aug 30 2001 /dev/null
Yup...well, after removing the devfsd package, rebooting, resetting the
permissions and rebooting again, it looks like all is well, finally.