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RE: /compat/linux/dev/null

From: "Alex Hornung" <ahornung@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 13:26:05 -0000

You should be mounting devfs in that directory. For convenience you can use
a null mount to achieve that.

Also, I'm currently working on a huge update of linuxulator, so if it
doesn't work, it might well be worth waiting a while or so for me to commit
the whole mess.


: -----Original Message-----
: From: users-errors@crater.dragonflybsd.org [mailto:users-
: errors@crater.dragonflybsd.org] On Behalf Of Pierre Abbat
: Sent: 08 March 2010 11:59
: To: users@crater.dragonflybsd.org
: Subject: /compat/linux/dev/null
: I'm trying to get OpenOffice to run. It was giving a permission error
: on /dev/null. Since it's a Linux binary, I checked the one in
: /compat/linux,
: and found that it was writable only by root. It appears to be a regular
: file,
: rather than a character device. All other files in /compat/linux/dev/
: are
: symlinks. Why isn't null?
: Pierre
: --
: When a barnacle settles down, its brain disintegrates.
: Já não percebe nada, já não percebe nada.

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