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    SubjectRe: [bug] /etc/profile: line 30: /dev/null: Permission denied (Was: Re: [PATCH] Remove broken by design and by implementation devtmpfs maintenance disaster)
    On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 11:43:33AM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
    > >
    > > Self-contained /dev is great, udev is a total PITA on older distros (on
    > > this box it sometimes takes 3 minutes for udev to boot ...) so turning
    > > on devtmpfs and getting something functional in exchange is a big
    > > selling point IMO.
    > udev taking 3 minutes usually means you have a kernel driver bug,
    > udev doesn't have a sleep for 3 minutes, it loads drivers and usually
    > waits for them to finish. Since someone decided to merge a stupid
    > floppy PNP match I've seen a lot of floppyless machines hit a 30sec
    > udev delay. so many that we disabled the pnp floppy on Fedora.

    Woah, I've run into this problem as well. Where is this PNP floppy
    match so I can disable it?


    greg k-h

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