[ltp] Re: can not open /dev/thinkpad
Mon, 21 Oct 2002 09:38:24 +0200
On Sun, 20 Oct 2002 13:37:58 +0200 Thomas Hood wrote:
> Has anyone tried thinkpad 3.8 and tpctl 3.8?
> Is the bug fixed?
Yes, works fine for me, after creating the /dev/thinkpad directory.
> I think I'll bump the release number to 4.0.
> I bump release number whenever I introduce a
> backward-incompatibility. The above release
> of thinkpad won't work properly with early 2.4 kernels
> because the misc_register() call didn't register
> devices in the root of the dev filesystem back
The different location of the device file is another backward
incompatibility. I think there should be a hint to this change and
maybe a 'makedevices.sh'.
Anyway, thanks for the quick and clean solution!