> Do I have to EXclude this option? Does that mean that DevFS is obsolete? Yes, exclude it. That is, if it's checked, uncheck it. Yes, devfs is generally considered to be obsolete; the new favorite is udev. See http://kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/hotplug/udev-FAQ, and if you want the gory details, http://kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/hotplug/udev_vs_devfs.