No SWAP and No Login Prompt

Tushar T tush at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 10 15:56:55 PDT 2002


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?
>  
>
Please don't top post.

Check out the devfs hint at <http://hints.linuxfromscratch.org>.

Also, if you are using devfsd to store permissions during reboots (as 
mentioned in the devfs faq on its official site), you need to create 
/dev/null and /dev/console.

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Tushar Teredesai
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