/dev/mtd* not there with latest MTD

Todd Poynor tpoynor at mvista.com
Thu Oct 13 12:13:13 EDT 2005

Bernhard Priewasser wrote:

> But: there is no /dev/mtd* or /dev/mtdblock* at all!
> There are no changes to u-boot or some other kernel config, only the new 
> MTD source.
> Patching the kernel with 2005-06-21 CVS results in having only 
> /dev/mtdblock*, but no /dev/mtd*!..... very confusing.

You're probably using devfs to automatically create device nodes, which 
is on its way out.  udev is the way recent 2.6 kernels do this 


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