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Re: what is /.udev for ?

On Sat, 12 Feb 2005, Ingo Saitz wrote:
> Just thought there may be a better place to put it: /dev/.dev
> It just takes some more fiddling to mount it there:
> # mount the old /dev to /dev/.dev
> # since /dev is hidden, I need to bind mount / somwhere else first
> mkdir /dev/.dev /dev/.tmp
> mount --bind / /dev/.tmp
> mount --bind /dev/.tmp/dev /dev/.dev
> # now I can remove /dev/.tmp
> umount /dev/.tmp
> rmdir /dev/.tmp

If the above works not due to a kernel bug, but due to how things should
really work, it is quite a good idea. /dev/.dev IS a better place for the
old /dev directory IMHO.

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