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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] devfs: remove devfs from Kconfig preventing it from being built
    >> > However, this does mean I do need to reinstall a couple
    >> > debian boxes here to something newer before I can continue
    >> > doing kernel work in 2.6.x on them.
    >> Those boxes rely on devfs?
    > Yeah, when I forget to turn on DEVFS_FS and DEVFS_MOUNT in the
    > kernel config the machine won't boot. :-)
    >> Can't you just grab the "static dev" debian package and continue on?
    >> I'm sure there is one in there somewhere (don't really know for sure,
    >> not running debian anywhere here, sorry.)
    >> Or how about a tarball of a /dev tree? Would that help you out?
    > I don't know if Debian has such a package.
    > Don't worry, I'll take care of this by simply reinstalling
    > and thus moving to udev.

    ??? I use debian sarge all the time with kernels that don't
    have devfs compiled in, and I don't use udev either. Works across ia32,
    x86_64, and PPC64 (32 bit userspace) at least, with no trouble at all,
    out of the box. I did the same with Woody as well before that ...


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