devfs and bootscripts...

Nicholas Dille rakshas at quietu.de
Mon Oct 1 03:35:48 PDT 2001


same here. you do not need devfsd to use devfs!!!

if devfs was used during compilation of lfs all you can safely dump devfsd.

regards,
nic.

On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 05:10:46AM +0100, Ian Molton wrote:
> On stardate Mon, 1 Oct 2001 12:13:42 +1000
> Jonathan began the full scale invasion of earth with the following words:
> 
> > On 2001.10.01 08:48 Ian Molton wrote:
> > > hi there...
> > > 
> > > is there any reason I shouldnt do this?
> > > 
> > > when I boot my system (which is setup to boot with devfs on startup), I
> > > do
> > > /not/ run devfsd. Instead I have a bootscript that loads all my
> > modules,
> > > and then sets permissions on them.
> > > 
> > > I assume that devices on devfs default to secure settings?
> > > 
> > > anyhow, I dont really use much of the sysv init, just the clock and
> > > keyboard really.
> > > 
> > > the rest is all done from one 'master' script.
> > 
> > Been meaning to bring this up since my first LFS install.
> > 
> > To run devfs you need to enable devfs in the kernal AND run devfsd as
> > early
> > in the init process as possible.
> 
> My point is, you dont - I'm not using devfsd.
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