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Re: Symbolic links disappear after reboot



Am Do, den 21.04.2005 schrieb dev loop gmail com um 18:59:

> I created a symlink 
> 'lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root 8 21. Apr 18:57 /dev/dvd -> /dev/hdc' 
> for mplayer to find the DVD when I start it with 
> 'mplayer dvd://1'
> 
> But everytime I reboot, the symlink is gone and I have to create it again.
> 
> Anyone else seen this ?
> Maybe it is related to the change from dev to udev. Dunno anything about udev.

Correct, normal and caused by udev populating /dev each startup
dynamically. See i.e.

http://www.reactivated.net/udevrules.php#multiple-symlinks

Alexander


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