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    SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] Remove devfs from 2.6.16
    On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 00:58 +0100, Olivier Galibert wrote:
    > On Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 01:23:38PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
    > > They are the same "delete devfs" patches that I submitted for 2.6.12 and
    > > 2.6.13 and 2.6.14 and 2.6.15. It rips out all of devfs from the kernel
    > > and ends up saving a lot of space. Since 2.6.13 came out, I have seen
    > > no complaints about the fact that devfs was not able to be enabled
    > > anymore, and in fact, a lot of different subsystems have already been
    > > deleting devfs support for a while now, with apparently no complaints
    > > (due to the lack of users.)
    > I'm an occasional user. I'm just able to add a config entry by hand.
    > Devfs for block devices is required for the fedora core 3 install
    > kernel.

    that is not true; Fedora Core 3 does not even have devfs enabled, and
    neither RHL nor FC has shipped devfsd like forever

    FC3 uses udev

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