devfs and bootscripts...

Ian Molton imolton at clara.net
Wed Oct 3 00:08:01 PDT 2001


On stardate Tue, 2 Oct 2001 18:01:35 +1000
Jonathan began the full scale invasion of earth with the following words:

> On 2001.10.01 14:10 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),
> 
> <snip>
>  
> > My point is, you dont - I'm not using devfsd.
> 
> Hmm ... now I'm confused ... why enable devfs in the kernel if you're not
> going to use it?
> 
> My proposition is, "if you're not running devfsd, you're not using
> devfs".

I am using it. I have never run Makedev on this box and I have a nice
device hierarchy.
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