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SubjectRe: udev on 2.6.14 fails to create /dev/input/event2 on T40 Thinkpad
On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 12:36:49AM -0500, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 06, 2005 at 12:34:21PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 06, 2005 at 12:47:02AM -0500, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> > > +P: /class/input/input3/event3
> >
> > No, this shows a post-2.6.14 kernel, not 2.6.14 as what is located on
> > kernel.org, right? I'm guessing 2.6.14-git1? Or is this a distro based
> > kernel?
> >
> > If so, you need to upgrade udev, as the Documentation says to :)
> >
> > If not, and this is 2.6.14, something is very wrong...
>
> Yes, sorry, I got confused about which tree I had booting; this was
> indeed a post-2.6.14 kernel (pulled using hg).

Ah good, scared me for a bit there :)

> Documentation/changes at the tip as of tonight still says use "udev
> version 071", which is what I have installed.

Which should handle this just fine. I suggest you file a bug against
the debian package if this is not the case.

> I note that the latest version on kernel.org is udev 072 --- is that
> what is going to be required for 2.6.15?

Actually 073 is now out :)

Anyway, no, I do not think that it will be required for 2.6.15, unless
something is found really wrong with 071 and that kernel.

> If so, better warn folks at distro's like Debian unstable.

072 is already availble in unstable.

> If not, what do I need to change so I can easily test post 2.6.14
> kernels --- and where was it documented that I needed a newer version
> of udev?

071 should be fine, as documented. Works for me here :)

thanks,

greg k-h
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