/dev/ links disappearing

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Fri Nov 24 14:30:32 UTC 2006

Daryl Sayers wrote:
>> You can create your own 50-local.rules and add rules like:
>> KERNEL="ttyS0", SYMLINK+="modem"
>> KERNEL="xxxx", SYMLINK+="backup"
>> (where 'xxxx' is the device name of your tape device).  Note, I already
>> have a default entry for ttyLTM[0-9]* in 60-symlinks.rules that sets
>> /dev/modem, so you would definitely need your local rules to execute
>> before that - the first such allocation of symlink name wins iirc.
> Thanks Derek,
> This not only pointed me in the right direction it also dotted the i's and
> crossed the T's. All working now.


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