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SubjectRe: 2.6-test1 startup messages?
Ivan Gyurdiev <> writes:

>> I just converted a box to 2.6-test1. I've installed the
>> module-init-tools
>> per another thread on the list. Spread throughout the startup messages
>> of the system (Debian Unstable) are messages that read:
>> FATAL: Module /dev/tts not found
>> FATAL: Module /dev/tts not found
>> FATAL: Module /dev/ttsS?? not found
>> FATAL: Module /dev/ttsS?? not found
>> looking at /dev/tty* I have /dev/tty, /dev/tty0-tty63. There is no
>> /dev/ttyS0 (serial console) or tts*.
> Are you using devfs?
> I get the same messages with devfs.
> Looking up a /dev file that does not presently exist
> or have a corresponding module results in the above warnings.
> At boot time, on a redhat distro pam_console_apply tries to lookup
> the devices specified in /etc/security/console.perms, which causes a
> zillion warnings for me. The question is - are those warnings to
> correct way to handle a devfs lookup of a nonexisting device. I don't
> remember getting warnings under 2.4. Maybe I did, and just didn't
> notice (but I doubt it). They're certainly annoying and I don't like
> them.

It's the new modprobe that complains louder than the old one. I guess
it's trivial to remove the printout from the source code.

Måns Rullgård

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