Re: Lost /dev/modem Symlink After Purging Udev And Reinstalling
From: Leonard Chatagnier (lenc_at_ruralcomm.com)
Date: Sun, 01 May 2005 15:07:59 +0000 To: "Roberto C. Sanchez" <email@example.com>
Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
>Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
>>This request for help is being reposted as no one offered any help.
>>Please, would someone respond with some help, even if its just a link
>>offering a solution that a relative newbie can implement.
>>After Purging udev including rming the entire /etc/udev directory and
>>reinstalling to fix a sound problem I have
>>to create the modem symbolic link, ln -s /dev/ttySHCF0 /dev/modem every
>>time I boot up. I've tried
>>ChatagnierL-Home:/etc/udev/scripts# /etc/init.d/udev restart
>>Recreating device nodes...done.
>>After rebooting, still no /dev/modem and have to create symlink again
>>ChatagnierL-Home:/etc/udev/scripts# /usr/bin/udevtest /dev/modem
>>looking at '/dev/modem'
>>Googled for above message and found 7 items concerning older versions of
>>udev with pages of script that I wouldn't
>>There were 2 or 3 files in /etc/udev/rules.d dir that were no recreated
>>after reinstalling udev that goes something like:
>>hfcpci.conf and 10 or 50sound.rules. The hfcpci.conf is probably
>>pertinent to the problem. How can I recreate it?
>>Considered running the script inputdev.sh, read sh man and info but
>>couldn't determine which option to use. Never have run a script before
>>but it seems to use Debian I going to have to do it. Could someone clue
>>me in if this is the
>>correct script to use and the proper switch to use. I am a relative
>>newbie and not a programmer, just a user.
>>I've also read the udev manual and googled on the subject, and its over
>>A quick solution is desirable as my system is fully functional
>>otherwise(until the next upgrade/dist-upgrade anyway). I'm using
>>kernel-image 2.6.8-2-686 an upgrading under testing with udev version
>>There is no entry regarding /dev/modem, only a capi entry, in the
>>udev.rules file or in the devfs.rules file.
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>>Thanks for any help,
>Is your ppp support loaded into the kernel? If not, try loading it
>(modprobe ppp) and then restarting udev.
I guess not.
ChatagnierL-Home:/temp/Modem# modprobe ppp
FATAL: Module ppp not found.
Using KI 2.6.8-2-686.
And thanks for your reply to my post.
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