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Re: [Xen-users] Problem: mount: none already mounted or /dev/pts busy ??

On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 07:29:31PM +0200, Gnatbite wrote:
> Marcin Owsiany schrieb:
> > On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 07:13:31PM +0200, Gnatbite wrote:
> >> mount: special device /dev/hda2 does not exist
> > [...]
> > 
> > Sounds like a missing device file.
> > 
> > Do you use udev in the domU? If not, try mounting /dev/lvg1/dummy_root
> > directly in dom0 and investigate the /dev directory
> > 
> Hi, thx for your answer. I am not using udev, actually I even dont know
> what udev does.

Well, then read up - it's the future :)

> I mounted /dev/lvg1/dummy_root already and it works fine
> in dom0. What do you mean with "investigate /dev"?

See whether the dev subdirectory contains all the device files you need

> If i try to install udev, apt says the following:
> "Package udev is not available, but is referred to by another package.
> This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
> is only available from another source"

Sounds like missing source lines.

> Do you think it is a good idea to install it from a .deb-file?

Well, installing it might resolve the issue, make it worse, or not
change anything, depending on how lucky you are :)

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