Another candidate for FAQ

Jeroen Coumans jeroen at
Tue Aug 19 16:45:58 PDT 2003

Hi Alexander E. Patrakov. You said the following on 08/16/03 13:27:
>  ---8<---
> /dev/parport0: No such device
> But
> ls -l /dev/parport0 results in:
> crw-rw----    1 root     lp        99,   0 Aug  7  2002 /dev/parport0
> --->8---
> We should say that all devices created by MAKEDEV will be ls'able, even if 
> they don't exist physically. And probably mention devfs.

I'm not sure what the FAQ is here. Do you have a link to the mailinglist 
thread in which it comes up?

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