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Re: Bug#572733: support for mounting other kernel filesystems

On Sat, Mar 06, 2010 at 05:03:05AM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> Do we agree to mount these filesystems on /dev/ subdirectories?
> Fedora[1] uses /dev/hugepages/ for hugetlbfs, and while we had a
> discussion on debian-devel@ about where cgroups should be mounted there
> was no clear winner.
> The upstream developers do not take a position either, but /dev/cgroup/
> and /dev/cgroups/ are popular choices.

/dev/something just feels so wrong. /dev contains block and character
devices, and almost nothing else (except some udev and initramfs files)
Why should cgroups control files, which are hardly device files, be
found under /dev ?


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