Re: Raw devices /dev/raw missing after reboot?

From: Steve Howard <>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2008 17:31:12 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jul 11, 11:49 pm, wrote:
> I'm running Oracle Linux and I'm trying to create raw devices from our
> EMC San.
> I added entries to /etc/sysconfig/rawdevices after fdisking the
> emcpowerx luns:
> /dev/raw/raw1 /dev/emcpowera1 ... etc...
> I don't know why there is no /dev/raw folder or any rawx subfolders.
> I did see a command called 'MAKEDEV raw' which seems to create the
> folders but when I reboot, they disappear hence the raw device
> mappings I did in /sysconfig/rawdevices are not there either.
> Does anyone have any hint as to what I'm missing?
> thanks. chris

Did you start the raw service?

chkconfig --list rawdevices Received on Sat Jul 12 2008 - 19:31:12 CDT

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