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SubjectRe: 2.4.17pre2: devfs: devfs_mk_dir(printers): could not append to dir: dffe45c0 "", err: -17

> This appears reasonable. However, if they call this initialisation
> code twice, it's a bug.

I found the reason for these messages. It has a boot-script source.
Mandrake stores the attributes of device nodes in /lib/dev-state.
This directory is copied into /dev directly before devfsd is started.

If there is a device file in /lib/dev-state it is created in /dev even before
the driver is loaded.
When the driver is loaded it tries again to create the node and the message
Thanks for your suggestions and remarks.



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