Devuan bug report logs - #357
udev: The file /lib/udev/50-udev-default.rules wants group kvm, which isn't created

Package: udev; Severity: minor; Reported by: Mason Loring Bliss <>; Done: Svante Signell <>; Maintainer for udev is Devuan Dev Team <>.

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Subject: [Devuan-bugs] bug#357 udev: The file
 /lib/udev/50-udev-default.rules wants group kvm, which isn't created
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  - Package is eudev, not udev, which is a transitional package.
  - The file 50-udev-default.rules is at: /lib/udev/rules.d/ not /lib/udev

Fixed by eudev-3.2.9-2, closing.

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Subject: udev: The file /lib/udev/50-udev-default.rules wants group kvm, which isn't created
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Package: udev
Version: 1:3.2.7+devuan1.1
Severity: minor

Dear Maintainer,

*** Reporter, please consider answering these questions, where appropriate ***

   * What led up to the situation?

Testing udisks2 package for LeePen.

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or

Cosmetic. Installed ASCII, upgraded to Beowulf, built and installed packages,
tested. Noted the error on boot.

   * What was the outcome of this action?

Rule ineffective given no matched group.

   * What outcome did you expect instead?

kvm group created by whatever depends on it existing.

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-- System Information:
Debian Release: 10.0
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-6-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages udev depends on:
ii  eudev  3.2.7-6

udev recommends no packages.

udev suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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