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Re: devfsd-1.3.11-1

To: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: devfsd-1.3.11-1
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2001 10:55:28 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0105031046420.19882-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Austin Gonyou wrote:
> How easy would it be to just patch a 2.4.4 kernel and NOT use devfsd. I'm
> having too many problems to actually spend as much time as I'll have to to
> fix it. I DO want to spend the time, but I don't have the time to spend
> right now. Ideas?

To get rid of devfsd, just turn it off in the kernel config, or pass
"devfsd=nomount" on the lilo command line.

Also, please remember that 2.4.4 is not yet well tested at all...


Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.

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