Lexmark Strangeness

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 10:56:59 MST 2006


Eitherway it worked!  Thanks guys, I appreciate it.

On 1/4/06, Michael L Torrie <torriem at chem.byu.edu> wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 10:54 -0700, Bryan Sant wrote:
> > On 1/3/06, Steve <smorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Everytime I reboot if I want to print I have to keep doing this.
> > > Anyone have any ideas?
> >
> > You are running udev.  /dev is not a real filesystem, it is virtual,
> > and it is created every time you boot.  You need to look at
> > /etc/udev/permissions.rules.  Your fix there will survive a reboot.
>
> Not to nitpick, but /dev is on the real file system on some distros.
> It's just that udev populates it with dev entries on demand.  On some
> systems (but not fedora core 3), the /dev on the root partition only
> contains a few bootstrap device nodes, and then has a tmpfs file system
> mounted overtop in /dev that is populated by udev (so this is in effect
> a virtual file syste).  This is probably where all distros are heading.
>
>
> Michael
>
>
> >
> > -Bryan
> >
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