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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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