New install using devfs from the start

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Jun 21 21:53:36 PDT 2000


> I'm just building a LFS and I also was curious about devfs. So I compiled
> it using the linux-2.4.0-test kernel and changing some config files (fstab,
> lilo.conf) (e-g /dev/hda8 -> /dev/discs/disc0/part8). 

I don't think I am going to like that. I still want to be able to have
files like /dev/hda8 even if it's just so that other programs can still
run properly. How does that work? I didn't realize that this devfs thing
changed the structure of the /dev directory.

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