[PATCH] devfs: remove devfs from Kconfig preventing it from being built

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 17:53:16 EST

Here's a much smaller patch to simply disable devfs from the build. If
this goes well, and there are no complaints for a few weeks, I'll resend
my big "devfs-die-die-die" series of patches that rip the whole thing
out of the kernel tree.

Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxx>

fs/Kconfig | 50 --------------------------------------------------
1 files changed, 50 deletions(-)

--- gregkh-2.6.orig/fs/Kconfig 2005-06-21 14:46:34.000000000 -0700
+++ gregkh-2.6/fs/Kconfig 2005-06-21 14:48:27.000000000 -0700
@@ -741,56 +741,6 @@

Designers of embedded systems may wish to say N here to conserve space.

-config DEVFS_FS
- bool "/dev file system support (OBSOLETE)"
- depends on EXPERIMENTAL
- help
- This is support for devfs, a virtual file system (like /proc) which
- provides the file system interface to device drivers, normally found
- in /dev. Devfs does not depend on major and minor number
- allocations. Device drivers register entries in /dev which then
- appear automatically, which means that the system administrator does
- not have to create character and block special device files in the
- /dev directory using the mknod command (or MAKEDEV script) anymore.
- This is work in progress. If you want to use this, you *must* read
- the material in <file:Documentation/filesystems/devfs/>, especially
- the file README there.
- Note that devfs no longer manages /dev/pts! If you are using UNIX98
- ptys, you will also need to mount the /dev/pts filesystem (devpts).
- Note that devfs has been obsoleted by udev,
- <http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/hotplug/>.
- It has been stripped down to a bare minimum and is only provided for
- legacy installations that use its naming scheme which is
- unfortunately different from the names normal Linux installations
- use.
- If unsure, say N.
- bool "Automatically mount at boot"
- depends on DEVFS_FS
- help
- This option appears if you have CONFIG_DEVFS_FS enabled. Setting
- this to 'Y' will make the kernel automatically mount devfs onto /dev
- when the system is booted, before the init thread is started.
- You can override this with the "devfs=nomount" boot option.
- If unsure, say N.
- bool "Debug devfs"
- depends on DEVFS_FS
- help
- If you say Y here, then the /dev file system code will generate
- debugging messages. See the file
- <file:Documentation/filesystems/devfs/boot-options> for more
- details.
- If unsure, say N.
bool "/dev/pts Extended Attributes"
depends on UNIX98_PTYS
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