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SubjectRe: Patch: 2.5.62 devfs shrink
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In article <200302272313.PAA11724@baldur.yggdrasil.com>,
Adam J. Richter <adam@yggdrasil.com> wrote:
> devfs, a simpler approach might be to convert your non-devfs
> system to use devfs-style names, at least for the devices that
> are needed for booting (/dev/vc/0, /dev/vc/1... for virtual
> consoles, /dev/discs/disc0/disc for the first whole hard disk,
> /dev/discs/discs0/part1 for the first partition of the first
> disk, /dev/floppy/0).

If you're making it not 100% compatible anyway, now is the time
to do away with that horrible 'disc' spelling ;). 'disk' is a
harddisk or floppy disk, 'disc' is for compact disc (try Google
on both spellings and you'll see that the world agrees ..).
Just do s/disc/disk/g in devfs_register().

Mike.
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