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Re: bin/40952 (MAKEDEV doesn't know about dri devices)

On Sun, Jul 05, 2009 at 10:20:03PM +0000, Matthew Mondor wrote:
 >  > fixed
 >  I've not checked if after latest man page changes drm(4) still has the
 >  required info, but despite MAKEDEV creating the device, it's likely to
 >  get magically deleted during every failing xorg test at configuration,
 >  for some reason, which the man page in 5.0 release mentions.  Because
 >  of this it unfortunately becomes necessary to manually recreate the
 >  device no matter what, until a successful configuration works.

Well, AIUI it also gets automatically created. Whether X should be
doing that is an open question, but should at least prevent
user-visible problems.

David A. Holland

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