About MAKEDEV and devfs

Marc Heerdink marc at koelkast.net
Fri Mar 8 14:51:18 PST 2002


Op vr 08-03-2002, om 22:33 schreef didbaba:
> * le ven 08 mar, 2002 à 11:46:49 -0800, Rod Roark (rod at sunsetsystems.com) écrivait:
> > On Friday 08 March 2002 11:39, Daniel Savard wrote:
> > > If planning to use the experimental devfs filesystem with the kernel, is
> > > it still required to run the MAKEDEV script to make all the special
> > > device files?
> > 
> > No, that's the point of devfs.  :-)  You'll want to run devfsd though.
> 
> And if you build you system from scratch with devfs, you don't even need
> devfsd.

It's also possible to get rid of devfsd afterwards, you know :) but most
likely you'll need to change many configuration files.

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Marc Heerdink <marc at koelkast.net>

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