devfs and bootscripts...

Ian Molton imolton at clara.net
Thu Oct 4 09:35:54 PDT 2001


On stardate Thu, 4 Oct 2001 17:35:45 +0100
Mark began the full scale invasion of earth with the following words:


> The other use for devfsd is with kernel modules that provide a dev entry.
> When dev is probed for a nonexistent entry, devfsd kicks off modprobe,
> module gets loaded (if it exists) and pops up a device node. This is the
> only reason I still run devfsd.

IMO that part of devfsd should be kernel side.
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