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Re: devfs

* Andrew Dixon (andrew.dixon@seranoa.com) spake thusly:
> Hi All,
> I was wondering if anyone out there has an oppinion on devfs.  I'm
> considering it for a system that I'm building and some real life
> experiences with it would be helpful.  
> One of the topics that I'm researching is the fact that it's marked as
> experimental in the source.  The howto makes it seem as though it's
> stable.  Any thoughts on this?
> Also the system that I'm considering it for may have a lot of devices or
> it may have very few.  This situation seems like one in which
> dynamically growing the /dev filesystem makes a lot of sence.
> Any comments, rants, flames, etc. . . would be greatly appreciated.

I've switched to devfs at 2.4.2 and so far I had no problems. 
RTF /usr/src/linux/Documentation/filesystems/devfs/README, install devfsd, add
"devfs=mount" to append line in lilo.conf and you're all set.

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