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You can try running # udevadm trigger Or restart the udev daemon.


Files in /dev are mostly created by the udev process which receives events from the kernel by listening to the netlink socket for NETLINK_KOBJECT_UEVENT (see man 7 netlink). The events are sent when a new kernel object (kobject) is created. These objects are also seen in the /sys sysfs filesystem. In particular, files named dev in the /sys/devices subtree ...


If you have a file named MAKEDEV ( yes upper case) in /dev directory, you can try to run it. HP UX use insf -e.

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