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

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