> its a map between Minor/Major Device numbers and Device Names. This is
> needed for programs like ps which want to print the device names for given
> inodes. This table is created automatically, if you run "ps" (from the
> procps package in the base) the first time. This speeds up ps a big time and
> reduces the amount of 'stats' in the /dev/ directory on the following
> invokations of ps.
I guess it doesn't work, then. I've got a 12288 byte file full of zeros.
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