bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 11:49:31 PDT 2009
Nathan Coulson wrote:
> I noted that the linux kernel is working on a system called devtmpfs.
>>From what I have read, it mount's a tmpfs, then populates it (Giving
> us console, and null, even all the device module nodes before udev
> runs). It is designed to allow udev to come along later, and
> replace/update the nodes.
> This would allow the boot scripts to be simplified, and allow booting
> with init=/bin/bash w/o additional setup (Other then mounting /
> Information on how it works:
> Upstream Status:
I'm not sure how this affects us. It appears that we remove section 6.2.1.
Creating Initial Device Nodes (but insist on a specific kernel option). I don't
see anything else. I suppose /dev would be automatically mounted as a tmpfs,
but how does that help someone who is not doing something with an embedded
system without a disk drive?
What am I missing?
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