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Re: what is /.udev for ?

On Thu, 10 Feb 2005, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Feb 10, sean finney <seanius@debian.org> wrote:
> > seriously though, is there really no where else that it can go?  i'm not
> No.
> > too familiar with udev, but i'm guessing that it has to go on the root
> > partition, or at the least it can't go under a directory that could
> > possibly be mounted over it.  so that precludes /var, which is too
> > bad.
> Right.
> > must it be mounted for everyone, or is it merely a convenience/necessity
> > for a few people in specific situations?  if the latter is true, wouldn't
> For people who want MAKEDEV to keep updating the static /dev.

Which means pretty much every user that tries to go back to 2.4 for some
reason, and doesn't have enough knowledge to think of this gotcha.

Please keep it enabled by default, as it is right now...

OTOH, a README file in that dir might be a good idea :-P

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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