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FS#19817 - [mkinitcpio] version 0.6.5 weird problem: can not open /dev/null etc

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by lh (jarryson) - Wednesday, 16 June 2010, 07:45 GMT
Last edited by Ionut Biru (wonder) - Saturday, 03 July 2010, 20:57 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Testing
Status Closed
Assigned To Thomas Bächler (brain0)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


mkinitcpio 0.6.5, rebuild kernel initrd image, you can see this problem. version 0.6.4 did not have this problem.

when booting there is a warning: cannot open /dev/null, this shown very early time, right about udev hook load. before the screen resolution changed.

if i use plymouth, i will see more errors and warnings.

such as: mount: can not mount none on /dev/pts, file or directory doesnot exist.

discuss see here:
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Closed by  Ionut Biru (wonder)
Saturday, 03 July 2010, 20:57 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  0.6.6 is in core
Comment by Thomas Bächler (brain0) - Wednesday, 16 June 2010, 08:55 GMT
Already fixed here:

The mkinitcpio hook that comes with plymouth suffers from the same problem and needs to be changed in the same way.