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Re: what is /.udev for ?

On Thu, 2005-02-17 at 10:54 +0100, GOMBAS Gabor wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 01:04:34AM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > > I do believe that the right thing is to be disabled by default.
> > No.
> Well, I've just checked and
> mount --move /dev /temp-mount-point
> mount --bind /dev /where-you-want-it
> mount --move /temp-mount-point /dev
> works on a live system (modulo bug #282205), so you can leave it
> disabled by default and provide a little helper script to turn it on on
> request. Of course this is a bad idea as long as 2.4 kernels are
> officially supported, so in sarge the default should be "on", and after
> sarge the default can be switched to "off".

Or do a boot-time check to see which kernel is running?

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