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Re: lilo.conf



On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 05:40:53PM +0100, Christian Kurz wrote:

> On 01-01-06 Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 01:58:48PM +0100, Cosimo Alfarano wrote:
> > > On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 01:33:57PM +0100, Peter Makholm wrote:
> > > > Don't assume devfs! A lot of us uses it, but before our standard
> > > > kernel uses it our lilo package shouldn't assume it unless it is very
> > > > sure that it will work.
> > > 
> > > He shouldn't assume it even if debian standard kernel package uses it.
> > > A lot of users don't use them (both std kernel and devfs).
> 
> > Especially since devfs support is still considered experimental.
> 
> Hm, it's not marked as experimental in kernel 2.4.0, but as work in
> progress. So support for it would be really good.

mizar:[~/src/linux/2.4.0/linux] egrep 'VERSION|LEVEL' Makefile  | head -3
VERSION = 2
PATCHLEVEL = 4
SUBLEVEL = 0
mizar:[~/src/linux/2.4.0/linux] grep -B 1 ^CONFIG_DEVFS_FS Documentation/Configure.help
/dev file system support (EXPERIMENTAL)
CONFIG_DEVFS_FS
mizar:[~/src/linux/2.4.0/linux] grep ' CONFIG_DEVFS_FS ' fs/Config.in
dep_bool '/dev file system support (EXPERIMENTAL)' CONFIG_DEVFS_FS $CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL

It will only show up if CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL is defined.

-- 
 - mdz

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