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Re: [opensuse] disappearing dev links
  • From: eddieleprince <eddie.howson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 12:04:39 +0000
  • Message-id: <200701161204.39641.eddie.howson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 16 January 2007 10:33, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> The Tuesday 2007-01-16 at 07:19 -0000, eddieleprince wrote:
> > I have an analogue modem which is configured to /dev/modem which is a
> > link to /dev/ttyS0. However, whenever I restart my machine the link
> > disappears and I have to either create it manually or through yast by
> > redoing my modem.
> >
> > Is this a bug? How can I get it to stay?
>
> A known misfeature since 10.1 :-P
>
> Edit '/etc/init.d/boot.local':
>
> ln -s /dev/ttyS1 /dev/modem
> ln -s /dev/psaux /dev/mouse
>
> Or equivalent for your system. Its a hack, not the real solution, which
> would be modifying one of the hald or devfs conf files. But it works and
> is much easier to do.
>

Thanks Carlos,

It would be nice if a more permanent solution was implemented.

Eddie
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