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 ====== Manually Creating Xen Disk Block Devices in /dev ====== ====== Manually Creating Xen Disk Block Devices in /dev ======
-On newer distros normally udev will create these devices but in some cases it doesnt know how to.  Our distros are deployed with the devices already created so that it's not a problem. ​ If your building your own distro or managed to foobar you /dev directory you may need to create the xvda, xvdb, xvdc... ​devices. ​ Below shows how to do this.+On newer distros normally udev will create these devices but in some cases it doesnt know how to. Our distros are deployed with the devices already created so that it's not a problem. If you'​re ​building your own distro or managed to fubar your /dev directory ​however, ​you may need to create the xvd[a-h] block devices ​manuallyThe <​c>​mknod</​c>​ commands below will (re)create these devices.
  
 <sxh shell>​mknod /dev/xvda b 202 0 <sxh shell>​mknod /dev/xvda b 202 0