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SubjectRe: [PATCH] driver-core: devtmpfs - driver core maintained /dev tmpfs
> a) running before /dev/null and /dev/console requires hacks

Not really, well not if you are writing a serious small tool anyway. In
actual fact the bigger problem if you are using the standard dynamic
link setup (which you wouldn't be I suspect) is /dev/zero.

> b) it requires an initramfs
> c) it pulls everything that hooks into or otherwise affects udev into
> the initramfs; that's much more than we have at present, and a bigger
> initramfs' can only make bootup _slower_.

Ditto a bigger kernel. Remember moving stuff from initramfs to the kernel
makes it less memory efficient usually as its now harder to get rid of
and not pageable later on either.


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