Re: debian-installer - using devfs in the installed system
* Bastian Blank <firstname.lastname@example.org> [021208 22:48]:
> we discuss about devfs or not devfs in the installed system.
> we currently map any devfs path to the non devfs variant. the count of
> map definitions will grow if we want to support more special hardware.
> so the question is, why won't we use devfs on the installed systems?
devfs also seem to have some problems with some drivers. I remember a
situation in the local lug here, where a multi-serial-card did not
want to run together with devfs, even after some changes to the module's
And after all, demanding a feature still having a "(EXPERIMENTAL)" after
it may not be the best practice.
Bernhard R. Link
The man who trades freedom for security does not deserve
nor will he ever receive either. (Benjamin Franklin)