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    SubjectRe: devfs howto
    Khimenko Victor writes:
    > In <38AEF6E5.343B13FD@mandrakesoft.com> Jeff Garzik (jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com) wrote:
    > JG> Khimenko Victor wrote:
    > >>
    > >> In <Pine.LNX.4.10.10002191345460.283-100000@solvent> iehrenwald@earthlink.net (iehrenwald@earthlink.net) wrote:
    > >> > Is there a devfs HOWTO somewhere? The README that is in
    > >> > linux/Documentation/filesystems/devfs is terrible, IMO. It doesn't
    > >> > actually give any examples for you to follow.
    > >>
    > >> Just compile kernel with devfs, add
    > >> append="root=/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/partXX"
    >
    > JG> I love devfs but have no stomach for typing
    > JG> /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part5
    > JG> when instead I could type
    > JG> /dev/hda5
    >
    > Hmm ?? In "append" line you have no choice AFAIK.

    Yes and no. The /dev/ide/hd/ names will work for the "root=" boot
    option. The /dev/hd?? names should also work (init/main.c does this).

    Regards,

    Richard....
    Permanent: rgooch@atnf.csiro.au
    Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca

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