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SubjectRe: Larger dev_t
> > One thing I certainly miss: DevFS is not mandatory (yet).
> That's "only" due to the fact that DevFS is an insanely racy and
> instable
> piece of CRAP. I'm unhappy it's there anyway...

It certainly seems to have some race conditions but other than that and the
slight problem it puts policy in the kernel it seems ok. I'd prefer it was
userspace and implemented via /sbin/hotplug - but that isnt possible yet and
opens a whole other set of interesting races to ponder

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