makedev et al...

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Oct 9 12:53:34 PDT 2001


On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 02:00:28PM -0500, J.A. Neitzel wrote:
> 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.

true but when you boot into lfs those tarballs aren't available, unless you
mount that partition and get them then.

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