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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Driver Core: devtmpfs - kernel-maintained tmpfs-based /dev
On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 11:33:48PM +0200, Robert Schwebel wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 05, 2009 at 10:15:13AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > Here's the devtmpfs patch again.
> As an embedded distro maintainer, I'd really like such an approach. With
> ptxdist, we can today build the complete rootfs for an embedded system
> without root permissions - just if we want to nfs-root boot the boards
> during development, it doesn't work, because you have to create
> /dev/console, /dev/null and /dev/zero and that works only for root.
> On slow embedded systems (i.e. ARM 200 MHz), note that boot times are
> often much slower than on full-blown x86. So any speed improvement is
> welcome here as well.

That's good to hear, thanks for the response, I appreciate it.

greg k-h

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