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Re: Get rid of /etc/mtab ?

Will Lowe <harpo@thebackrow.net> writes:

> > Somehow some people want devfs but not on /dev. Can't see why.
> I'm still mentally stuck in Solaris[tm]-land.  I want devfs on
> /devices so I can get a decent idea of what the kernel thinks, and I
> want a nice normal filesystem for /dev where I can enforce what *I*
> think without having to jigger some silly daemon to keep track of it
> for me.
> I've half-pondered going whole-Solaris-hog, writing a "reconfigure"
> script that would run through /devices and make the corresponding
> nodes in /dev for me, but leave EXISTING entries in /dev well enough
> alone.

devfs already does that. You just have to put the devfs.sh script into
init.d to save and restore /dev during reboots.


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