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SubjectRe: udev for dummies
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On Fri, 2003-12-12 at 23:31, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 11:16:04PM +0100, J.A. Magallon wrote:
> > Hi all...
> >
> > I am starting to use 2.6, and I really would like to use udev.
> > But I can't find a doc about how to move from taditional heavily
> > populated /dev to new method.
> >
> > Any pointer ?
>
> Did you read the README in udev's package?
>
> Anyway, I don't really recommend using udev for management of your /dev
> at this moment in time. In order to do this we need some more
> intregration of udev into the early boot process. People are working on
> this, but it will be a bit of time before it works properly, sorry.
>

It does work nicely to manage /dev if /dev is well populated as you
would have for a non-devfs system (yes, it does sort of defeat the
point, but the extra functionality of udev like changing the name
of a specific usb device, etc, makes up for the current 'bloat of
this approach).


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Martin Schlemmer
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