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    SubjectRe: Hardware Inventory [was: Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?]

    On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Dave Jones wrote:

    > On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Richard Gooch wrote:
    > > It still eludes me why a new device FS was developed when devfs
    > > already has the mechanisms that are needed.
    > For one, driverfs can be made mandatory. Sure we could do the same for
    > devfs, but there are probably an army of people who don't want
    > a mandatory devfs.

    ... for another, there's an old saying about doing one thing and doing
    it well. Devfs is _not_ following that.

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