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Re: net-tools future

On Mar 20, Adam Borowski <kilobyte@angband.pl> wrote:

> udev is desired, nearly required for big systems, right.  It's bloat and
It's not.

> trouble for embedded or limited ones.  I don't do embedded personally so I
> have no idea how udev fares there, but I can tell you that vservers and udev
> don't go well together.  Udev expects a real system where there's none and
> then gets confused -- vserver is hardly more than a glorified chroot, nearly
> identical to BSD jails.  You want every container to be small and simple.
This is why you install udev in the host system and bind-mount its /dev
to the /dev of each context.
vserver and openvz are not relevant for the purpose of this discussion.

On Mar 20, Mike Bird <mgb-debian@yosemite.net> wrote:

> > popcon shows that the number is trivial. Definitely not "many".
> Perhaps sysadmins that go to the effort of removing udev from
> some systems are less likely to install popcon on those systems?
And surely lurkers agree with you in personal emails...


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