update-devfsd(8) devfsd update-devfsd(8)
update-devfsd - recreate /etc/devfs/dir.conf and restart devfsd.
This program creates a new symlinks.list file (which lists all files
containing sym-links), and a new devices.list file (which lists all
files containing details of devices to create) and then restarts
It should be run whenever a script or installation program makes a
change to a devfsd config file. Also the administrator can run it
because it's less typing than "/etc/init.d/devfsd force-reload".
It takes a parameter "-n" if you want it to not cause a rescan of
device (just load a new config file), or a parameter of "-f" to force a
restart of the daemon (if you have installed a new version of a shared
Note that the symlinks.list and devices.list files are not created if
there would be no valid content for them.
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