FAO Archaic WRT the root fs hint.
gareth at kibblestone-uk.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Oct 4 04:58:12 PDT 2003
I have jsut completed the hint and everything went like a dream. I have
a couple of comments.
I wondered if it would be worth puting a referance to config_tmpfs and
the fact that under menuconfig it is under file systems. Although after
thinking this I also thought "well that's fairly obvious"
Is there an easy way to delete everything from /dev. I went through
doing a rm -r a* && rm -r b*, missed c, rm -r d* &&. I figured it would
be better to delete the lot and then re-create console, but I am not
sure of how to make devices (I did RTFM but it left me no better off)
I will try symlinking passwd,group etc to somewhere under var and see
what happenes. Watch this space.
LFS reg. 7163
The function of the expert is not to be more right than other people,
but to be wrong for more sophisticated reasons.
Dr. David Butler, British psephologist
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