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

Simon Perreault nomis80 at videotron.ca
Tue Jan 16 15:02:21 PST 2001


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On Tuesday 16 January 2001 16:13, Mike Burns wrote:
> --- Simon Perreault mumbled on 2001-01-15 13.20.59 -0500 ---
> > I don't know of any distro that comes with
> > devfs pre-installed, or that gives you an easy way to do it.
>
> Greenfrog GNU/Linux comes with devfs by default.

Now I know of one.

> Also, I've installed devfs on many already-running non-devfs systems
> with nearly no trouble, without devfsd even. A few symlinks in /dev will
> help at first. Did you have a bad experience with devfs?

No, I have had only good experiences. But don't forget my point: installing 
devfs on a non-devfs-enabled distro only to delete it after lfs is done is 
POINTLESS.

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Simon Perreault, 17 year old college student, UNIX newbie
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