Re: Get rid of /etc/mtab ?
Brian May <email@example.com> writes:
> Obvious solution: Don't do this!
Somehow some people want devfs but not on /dev. Can't see why.
> Next solution: have some /proc/sys setting that can be changed
> by root to reflect the naming system that should be used.
Why? The kernel should know better. CONFIG_DEVFS_BOOT or something
while compiling or boot params.
> This could be configured inside /etc/sysctl.conf for instance.
> Or devfsd could automatically set it up on startup, depending
> on if it detects devfs or not.
devfsd? Now theres a crazy idea. Lets use this marvelous new clean
devfs and clutter it with all those old links again and I'm filing
bugs (normaly with patch) for everything I use that doesn't.
You know, one can work fine without it.