makedev et al...

J.A. Neitzel jan.listbox at belvento.org
Tue Oct 9 12:00:28 PDT 2001


Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 09:33:48PM +0100, Ian Molton wrote:
>> I lost the thread, but people are talking about using devfs instead of the
>> makedev script for the /dev in chroot.
>> 
>> I propose a neat solution for anyone building from a 2.3/4.x host:
>> 
>> mount --bind /dev $LFS/dev
> 
> Sounds good, I'll keep it in mind

Yes, this is what I do too. The "--bind" mount capability of 2.4 kernels
is quite useful for many things. I mount $LFS/usr/src this way. Boy, that
sure makes things easier than moving tarballs around from here to there.
-- 
Jeff

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