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    SubjectRe: Location of shmfs; devfs automagics
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    In article <cistron.20000329163715.A22862@redhat.com>,
    Stephen C. Tweedie <sct@redhat.com> wrote:
    >Really? I've got two machines here on which /dev/console is a hard
    >link to /dev/ttyS0. I cannot have that functionality with devfs? No

    Make the console a character device with major 5 minor 1 (that is
    defined as the official /dev/console), compile the kernel with serial
    console support and boot with "console=ttyS0".
    Then you will get the kernel messages on ttyS0 as a bonus.

    Mike.
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