* Andrew Dixon (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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.
E-mail dmaziuk at bmrb dot wisc dot edu (@work) or at crosswinds dot net (@home)
http://www.bmrb.wisc.edu/descript/gpgkey.dmaziuk.ascii -- GnuPG 1.0.4 public key
Well, lusers are technically human. -- Red Drag Diva in asr
- From: Andrew Dixon <email@example.com>