[linux-elitists] 2.5 kernels and modutils

Nick Moffitt nick@zork.net
Sat Jan 11 10:36:24 PST 2003


begin  Andrew  quotation:
> > The current implementation of devfs sucks rocks.  The idea is nice
> > though.  I know gentoo uses it, and I consider that a big problem,
> > and is why I stopped using gentoo on one of my laptops.
> 
> I agree -- I install the normal dev directory structure (with
> /dev/pts and /dev/usb IIRC) on my Slackware systems.  Devfs was
> convoluted and not really all that necessary, IMO.  A nice idea,
> though.

	It's a lifesaver for the LNX-BBC distribution.  We're short on
space as it is, and devfs frees up precious inodes and directory block
entries.

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A: No.
Q: Should I include quotations after my reply?

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