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Re: udev device naming policy concerns

Roger Leigh <roger@whinlatter.uklinux.net> wrote:
> The current single directory with a bazillion device nodes in it
> doesn't scale well.  Not only is it difficult to find the nodes
> actually available on your system, it also has the potential to hurt
> performance.  For example, an "ls /dev" on my system shows 1439 device
> nodes, of which perhaps 10% are actually available and 5% have
> actually ever been used. 

With udev you only have the device-nodes actually available on the
respective machine afaik.
                cu andreas
NMUs aren't an insult, they're not an attack, and they're
not something to avoid or be ashamed of.
                    Anthony Towns in 2004-02 on debian-devel

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