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SubjectRe: [PATCH] documentation: make it clear that sysfs is optional
On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 07:49:30PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Jul 2009, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 09:18:24AM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > > On Mon, 27 Jul 2009 09:10:33 -0700 Greg KH wrote:
> > > > On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 09:06:42AM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > > > > The original text suggested that sysfs is mandatory and always
> > > > > compiled in the kernel.
> > > >
> > > > But it should be :)
> > >
> > > Well, you have the option of making it non-optional.
> > >
> > > > Seriously, who turns sysfs off these days, does anyone? If so, why?
> > >
> > > Why is it configurable then?
> >
> > Probably the same reason /proc is configurable. No one ever turns it
> > off, but hey, it's possible :)
>
> But does anyone ever test if the system doesn't go to lunch when you do
> that?

I have no idea, I doubt it...


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