makedev et al...

Ian Molton imolton at clara.net
Tue Oct 9 12:04:12 PDT 2001


On stardate Tue, 09 Oct 2001 14:00:28 -0500
J.A. began the full scale invasion of earth with the following words:

> 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.

ooh, I hadnt thought of that. cool.

saves discspace too...
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