Re: [PATCH] devfs: remove devfs from Kconfig preventing it from being built
From: Coywolf Qi Hunt
Date: Wed Jun 22 2005 - 03:13:25 EST
On 6/22/05, David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 21:13:30 -0700
> > On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 03:59:19PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> > > From: Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxx>
> > > Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 15:24:19 -0700
> > >
> > > However, this does mean I do need to reinstall a couple
> > > debian boxes here to something newer before I can continue
> > > doing kernel work in 2.6.x on them.
> > Those boxes rely on devfs?
> Yeah, when I forget to turn on DEVFS_FS and DEVFS_MOUNT in the
> kernel config the machine won't boot. :-)
> > Can't you just grab the "static dev" debian package and continue on?
> > I'm sure there is one in there somewhere (don't really know for sure,
> > not running debian anywhere here, sorry.)
> > Or how about a tarball of a /dev tree? Would that help you out?
There's /sbin/MAKEDEV on debian.
> I don't know if Debian has such a package.
> Don't worry, I'll take care of this by simply reinstalling
> and thus moving to udev.
Moving to udev is right. Still you need a "static dev" in case your
udev not working.
Use /sbin/MAKEDEV from makedev package.
Coywolf Qi Hunt
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