/dev/null under devfs (was Re: perl problem)

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jan 15 17:22:17 PST 2001


> That's the trouble I was talking about. Then, someone might wonder why you
> want to install devfs on your original distro, cuz you're gonna remove that
> distro once LFS is installed. So the only thing you need to do is copy all
> the devices from your distro to the LFS partition. You don't need to use
> MAKEDEV, cuz you're going to remove these devices anyway once your install
> devfs. You don't need to mount proc either, since MAKEDEV isn't used.

You still want to moint proc so you have access to stdin, stdout and stderr, 
which used to pipe commands together 


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