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    SubjectRe: [patch-2.3.47] /proc/driver/microcode -> /dev/cpu/microcode
    On Wed, 23 Feb 2000, George wrote:
    > The alternative to devfs is what we already have, a working (maybe not
    > perfect, but working) /dev. And if you already have /dev (and use it),
    > what's the point of wasting memory on devfs which would duplicate things?

    Once upon a time we had a working (not perfect but working) aout-based
    Linux systems. What was the point of switching to ELF? Lots of points. So
    it is with devfs - it solves a lot of problems, all nicely documented in
    Documentation/filesystems/devfs/README.

    Regards,
    Tigran.


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