No SWAP and No Login Prompt

Justin Hibbits jrh29 at
Thu Oct 10 15:28:26 PDT 2002

On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 07:17:30PM -0300, Aaron Lawrence Broad wrote:
> Oh shoot.. maybe I am using devfs.. just copied my gentoo kernel
> config.. gentoo uses devfs by default.  OK so I could disable devfs, and
> it would work?
> Should I keep devfs? Whats the benefit to it?  And if I do how do I help
> my login prompt find the new devfs device names?
> thanks,
> Aaron

I use devfs, and if you want to keep the device names the same, you should use
devfsd.  I don't use devfsd, tho.  The tty setups are in /etc/inittab.

Justin Hibbits

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