New Devices for MAKEDEV Script

Axel axel.azerty at netcourrier.com
Thu Feb 6 08:39:49 PST 2003


by the way /dev/agpgart too no ? even if a LFS BASE system don' t need
it, it 'll be usefull for those people which use Xfree or whom graphics
driver need this device

why not /dev/video0 too ? usefull for v4l.


In article <200302061126.47088.fgore at sympatico.ca>, "Frank Gore"
<fgore at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> Are there any plans to update the MAKEDEV script to include
> /dev/ataraid/*, /dev/input/* and /dev/usb/* devices? These are the ones
> I have to add manually everytime I go through the book again so I can
> get my USB mouse, USB printer and ATA RAID arrays to work. They seem to
> be standard devices, /dev/usb/* and /dev/input/* are even listed in the
> devices.txt file of the Linux kernel source.
> 
> /dev/ataraid/* isn't listed in that file, but almost all distributions
> include it now. And the kernel can use those devices directly without
> any need for extra drivers. I'm using it right now for my Highpoint 374
> controller.
> 
> Frank
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