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Re: Kernel 2.4: devfs: bugs

Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> writes:

> (Working with and without devfs shouldn't be too hard. Making
> assumptions about device names is generally fairly stupid, imho--the
> name isn't important, only the major/minor are.)

But some things need to "just know" where to find the dev with the
right major/minor.  Think getty.

Does anyone have a reliable test for whether devfs is running?  Does
it put a marker in /dev, maybe?


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