udevstart(8) -- Linux man page
NAMEudevstart - populate initial device directory
DESCRIPTIONudevstart walks trough the sysfs device tree and calls udev to create the nodes for every valid device found. It can be used to fill a empty device directory with nodes for all devices currently available on the system.
AUTHORSudevstart was developed primarily by Harald Hoyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>, with much help from others.