Bug#122738: boot-floppies can't handle devfs
On Sat, Dec 08, 2001 at 01:17:33PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I'm pretty strongly opposed to this idea.
Because devfs is a useful feature, and I get the impression from
debian-powerpc that many people are using it on PowerPC. I'm therefore
reluctant to remove it from the stock kernel images.
> > Could I persuade you to at least fix the /proc/partitions bug and see
> > what happens? It's not like this bug is a surprise; I remember hearing
> > about it six or more months ago.
> We can try to fix this bug, sure, but as I said, it's just the top of
> the iceburg I'm sure.
I'm not so confident. Particularly if you either include devfsd or do
not mount devfs, it should not change much beyond the occasional /proc
Daniel Jacobowitz Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer