Subject: Re: Manually created console in /dev
To: NetBSD-current <>
From: Chris Tribo <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/30/2005 11:18:49
On Jun 30, 2005, at 11:07 AM, Marcin Jessa wrote:

> Hi.
> I dont know if it's a bug but when I manually create console device  
> in empty /dev on a drive with mknod console c 0 0 then boot that  
> drive, init does not create any new devices in /dev. I did not test  
> it creating any other devices.
> Kernel version 3.99.6.

That is the expected behavior. If you don't have a /dev/console, init  
will create /dev entries. If you do, it's assumed that the other  
entries are there. If you're going to create devices by hand, why not  
make all of them or make none of them and let init do its thing?