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Date: Wed, 2 Oct 2013 17:12:25 +0200
From: Katja Malvoni <>
Subject: Re: ZedBoard / Parallella: bcrypt

Hi Alexander,

On Oct 1, 2013 5:18 PM, "Solar Designer" <> wrote:
> I don't see why having forgotten to mknod /dev/xdevcfg would lock up the
> system.  When you "cat > /dev/xdevcfg" and that device file does not
> exist yet, you happen to create a regular file in its place.  This
> should be harmless.  (This file, just like the device file, disappears
> when the system is rebooted because it has /dev on tmpfs.)

But bitstream isn't replaced when regular file is created, right? Now I see
I forgot to mention that system locked up when I ran self test so I
concluded I was using resources which don't exist.


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