Re: [GIT PATCH] Remove devfs from 2.6.12-git

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Jun 23 2005 - 05:16:44 EST

On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 03:14:08PM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > And again, for embedded systems, there are packages to build it and put
> > it in initramfs. People have already done the work for you.
> BTW, has anyone done a comparison of the space usage of udev vs. devfs
> (including size of code etc....)?

Not that I know of. If you want to do this, compare the original udev
releases that were around 5kb of code, as the nice features it has today
are stuff that devfs can not support at all.


greg k-h
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