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Old 01-24-2007, 08:24 PM   #1
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Raw devices boot up error

I had to take a picture of my screen to figure out what this line was at boot up. Let me know if this is something I can correct. It's toward the end, right after, "Starting adt [ OK ]". The next line is: "Assigning raw devices:Cannot open master raw device '/dev/rawctl' (No such file or directory)"

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Old 01-25-2007, 01:47 AM   #2
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You can safely ignore that error message. It refers to using a dvd drive or cdrom as a "raw device" as opposed to a "block device". You have to have certain modules loaded to do that which aren't loaded by default. You normally won't have any need to use your optical drive as a raw device so you don't need to worry about it. I get the same error message.
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That's good to know. Thanks, kilgoretrout.


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