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    Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> writes:

    >> > > What am I supposed to do, starting to use mknod again? Uggggh...
    >> >
    >> > Provide me with a kernel name to devfs name mapping file so that I can
    >> > create a "devfs like" udev config file for people who happen to like
    >> > that naming scheme.
    >>
    >> It seems that we have a bit of misunderstanding here.
    >>
    >> I just don't want to go back to /dev being actually placed on
    >> real, on-disk fs.
    >>
    >> I won't mind if naming scheme will change as long
    >> as device names start with '/dev/' and appear
    >> there (semi-)automagically. That's what I call devfs.
    >> If udev can do this, I am all for that.
    >
    > udev can do this. Is there some documentation that you read that has
    > suggested otherwise?

    It's been my understanding that udev creates device nodes in a regular
    filesystem. If this is the case, things like unclean reboots will
    leave stale files behind. It will also not be easy to
    bootstrap. Correct me if am wrong.

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    Måns Rullgård
    mru@users.sf.net

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