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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Driver Core: devtmpfs - kernel-maintained tmpfs-based /dev
On Wed, 12 Aug 2009 09:31:52 +0200
Andi Kleen <> wrote:

> > So use Eric/Arjan's program that does it in 60ms -- you get a
> > dynamic /dev, no initrd, fast boot, and no kernel changes required.
> That would likely need initrd at least on the distro I use which uses
> device files very early.

nah just need to call it early in /etc/rc.sysinit.

initrd is a read herring; distros don't need an initrd
(well except fedora who ship borken with a /dev without
even /dev/console)

initrd and /dev are not related concepts in that sense.

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