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bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 15:57:21 PDT 2010
Mike McCarty wrote:
> # cd LFS/6.3
> # rm -rf build
> and deleted /dev from my host system! No discs, no printers, no
> terminals, etc. I rebooted with a Knoppix disc, let it populate
> /dev, and then mounted my hard drive, and copied (yes copied
> using cp) /dev onto my hard drive.
I don't think that would not be the case today since udev mounts a
tempfs on top of /dev and populates it upon boot. See 6.2.2. Mounting
and Populating /dev. At one time, what you did would have been needed.
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