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    SubjectRe: DEVFSv50 and /dev/fb? (or /dev/fb/? ???)
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    Followup to:  <6qg17l$mdc@pell.pell.portland.or.us>
    By author: o.r.c@transmeta.com (david parsons)
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
    >
    > How much is tons of kernel memory?
    >
    > The application where I'd like to use devfs is on install floppies.
    > If the load footprint of devfs is < 23k, I've won over insmod
    > (not even counting the additional footprint needed for the module)
    > and I've won bigtime over a userspace solution that wants to
    > include /bin/sh (64k)
    >

    The cheapest way is probably to include a populated /dev directory on
    the floppy. If you don't have insmod you can only access the devices
    you have drivers in the kernel anyway.

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