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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Driver Core: devtmpfs - kernel-maintained tmpfs-based /dev
    On Wed, 12 Aug 2009 09:31:52 +0200
    Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org> wrote:

    > > So use Eric/Arjan's program that does it in 60ms -- you get a
    > > dynamic /dev, no initrd, fast boot, and no kernel changes required.
    >
    > That would likely need initrd at least on the distro I use which uses
    > device files very early.

    nah just need to call it early in /etc/rc.sysinit.

    initrd is a read herring; distros don't need an initrd
    (well except fedora who ship borken with a /dev without
    even /dev/console)

    initrd and /dev are not related concepts in that sense.


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