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    SubjectRe: [patch-2.3.47] /proc/driver/microcode -> /dev/cpu/microcode
    On Wed, 23 Feb 2000, Richard Gooch wrote:

    >Jeff Garzik writes:
    >> Richard Gooch wrote:
    >> > > create_proc_read_entry ("driver/rtc", 0, 0, rtc_read_proc, NULL);
    >> > >
    >> > > in addition to the binary-data device /dev/rtc (which is in
    >> > > /dev/misc/rtc of devfs). The /proc/driver/rtc is the human-readable
    >> > > dump of RTC data and I thought it should find its proper place in
    >> > > devfs instead of /proc for the same reasons why we moved microcode
    >> > > from /proc/driver to /dev/cpu.
    >> >
    >> > Yep, it should just be in devfs.
    >>
    >> Devfs _is not_ the place for generic, driver-specific text output to
    >> userspace.

    For all these things being moved to /dev from /proc, are major/minors going
    to be created so people can use on-disk /dev or shall it be a "tough, use
    devfs" attitude?

    -George Greer


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