In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Warner Losh writes:
>In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> John Baldwin writes:
>: Warner Losh wrote:
>: > In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> John Baldwin writes:
>: > : It may be a kernel/world sync problem.  Although I don't know why the ioctl
>: > : argument would suddenly become invalid.  Maybe it passes in a struct ucred,
>: > : which changed in size just before the SMPng commit?
>: > 
>: > I don't know either.  However, it might be because of permission
>: > problems.  It will return EINVAL when it can't open the apm file for
>: > write.  Maybe a devfs related issue?
>: Hmm, it may not be using the right perms during make_dev perhaps.
>Hmmm, they look good to me.  Maybe Mark's system doesn't have group
>operator at gid 5.  That's one bad thing about the new DEVFS: it
>appears to enshrine things like this in the kernel...

Yes, this is a bad thing, but it is the best compromise solution.
You can either manually or with a future general devd(8) fix this.

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