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Re: Bit by the bug



On Sat, 28 Aug 2004 00:08, Mark Haney <mhaney interactsys com> wrote:
> Since I got bit by the udev bug, question is, how do I fix it to get my
> system back up?  I've seen bits and pieces, but nothing that gets me the
> total picture.

If this is the bug of having a tmpfs file system for udev which conflicts with 
SE Linux (and maybe other things) then the solution is to 
edit /etc/udev/udev.conf and change the UDEV_RAMFS and/or UDEV_INITRD 
settings.

This will require re-running mkinitrd to get an initrd image with the new UDEV 
settings, so initially you will have to boot from an older kernel version.

If the UDEV_RAMFS option makes your machine unbootable even with an older 
kernel then the solution is to boot from an install CD and then go to a 
virtual console with a shell running (VC3 I think from memory).

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