kernel 2.4.x --- devfs

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at
Tue Mar 6 21:18:48 CET 2001

On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 06:32:22PM +0100, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:
> On/Dnia Sat, Mar 03, 2001 at 05:29:50PM +0100, Jacek Konieczny wrote/napisał(a)
> > Someone said, that this kernel will work without devfs. So I booted it
> > the first time without enabling devfs in /etc/sysconfig/system. It
> > didn't worked. It seems that something in startup scripts was not able
> > to find some devices (with filesystems).
> If devfs automount isn't enabled in kernel you must cause mouting it by
> rc-scripts and thus enabling it in sysconfig/system.

At first I wanted not to use devfs. But the kernel seemd to insist on
using it although I put "no" on all DEVFS entries in /etc/sysconfig/system.
I thought I would get old /dev support (no devfs at all) and everything
would work.


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