Subject: Re: Lack of error message with /sbin/init and missing /dev
To: None <>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/15/2005 22:53:10
In article <> wrote:

> I just accidently forgot to create /dev for my embedded image and
> discovered /sbin/init keeps totally silent about that.

At least src/sys/kern/init_main.c:check_console() warns
if there is no /dev/console.

Anyway, I think init(8) can't print any messages without device node.
Izumi Tsutsui