On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 12:51:22PM +0930, Vesselin Kostadinov wrote: > Well, "devfsd 1.3.25-1" is a stable package. As such it should behave > as a stable package, regardless of the "experimental" nature of > the packaged software. The fact is that devfsd DOES NOT WORK > without properly recompiled kernel. Not only that, it does not give > any clue what exactly is wrong. > ... > > Not necesarilly. Sometimes people need other software that just > happens to need devfs. Just to make a subtle distinction here, I'll point out that the function of devfsd is not to provide devfs, but to make devfs backwards-compatible with the old naming scheme. If you have your old device names in /dev, then devfsd is doing its job, whether or not you have mounted a devfs filesystem. If you need devfs, that's a kernel issue. Nate -- "Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding." Proverbs 3:5 Nathan J. Malmberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> GNUPG ID: 8A9B426E The attachment is a digital signature. Get my key at wwwkeys.pgp.net.
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