MAKEDEV is different...Hmmm...

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Wed Jul 5 05:15:49 PDT 2000

> Notice the # between 8 and 9 ? Just remove it (or place it after the
> maximum partition number you're going to need) and execute, in the /dev
> directory, "./MAKEDEV hd[x]" where x is the letter of the HD you want
> devices created for (a in your case, I think).
> Maybe this should be put in lfs-hints (how to create more than 8
> partitions with MAKEDEV).

Good idea. I'll keep it around for when Paul returns from his holiday.
It took me a while to figure this makedev problem out too (I too have
more than 8 partitions).

Gerard Beekmans

-*- If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem -*-
Mail archive:
IRC access: server: port: 6667 channel: #LFS
Unsubscribe: email lfs-discuss-request at and put
"unsubscribe" (without the quotation marks) in the body of the message
(no subject is required)

More information about the lfs-dev mailing list