devfs and bootscripts...

Jonathan Kelly jon at
Fri Oct 5 19:11:59 PDT 2001

On 2001.10.05 18:27 Plasmatic wrote:
> 10/5/01 1:26:53 AM, Ian Molton <imolton at> wrote:

>  ... I use it all 
> the time for my sound card (although I'll have to set that one back up
> again ;)  When I try to access /dev/dsp, modprobe runs on my driver, 
> loading up 4 or 5 others, then creates the device and voila.  When I stop
> using it (my MP3 is done playing) then the file disappears and the 
> drivers are unloaded, with very little decrease in speed.  This saves
> memory and cleans up my /dev very nicely.

I've been trying to workout how to do that sort of thing with devfsd.
Could you email me/post the devfsd config file example of how to do that?

Jonathan Kelly.
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