Manually create devnode on CentOS5?

Steve Snyder swsnyder at
Mon Apr 11 18:30:15 BST 2011

>> OK, so the udev in CentOS 5.x is incompatible with creating a
>> devnode for the Entropy Key.  Can I create my own?
>In the absence of any special rules, udev will create /dev/ttyACMx (probably
>ttyACM0) which is quite suitable for using with ekeyd providing your kernel's
>CDC-ACM support is functional.

I do have a /dev/ttyACM0 created.  Do you mean that I can simply use this instead of /dev/entropykey?

I understand that the CDC-ACM support is buggy. If, however, my kernel has functional CDC-ACM support should ekeyd be happy with the   /dev/ttyACM0 devnode?


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