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SubjectRe: devfs
david parsons writes:
> In article <linux.kernel.x7d8i2b5rc.fsf@metal.iinet.net.au>,
> Michael O'Reilly <michael@metal.iinet.net.au> wrote:
>
> >As a sanity check: How many people would seriously want to run NTFS as
> >root filesystem?
>
> I want to run a MSDOS filesystem as a root filesystem; it's a cheaper
> filesystem for a floppy than ext2 is, and the kernels I build only
> have support for MSDOS, iso9660, and ext2 in them. (And, even with
> ext2, having a devfs (with major and minor numbers, of course; a devfs
> without those is, I'm afraid, useless for me.) means I don't have to
> carry around nearly as many devices in /dev for booting a install/
> recovery floppy.)

Why do you want major&minors in a devfs?

Regards,

Richard....
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