Re: devfs and /proc/ide/hda

From: Glenn McGrath (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 05:29:24 EST

Helge Hafting wrote:
> Glenn McGrath wrote:
> >
> > Im running kernel 2.4.1, I have entries like /proc/ide/hda,
> > /proc/ide/ide0/hda etc irrespective of wether im using devfs or
> > traditional device names.
> >
> > Is always using traditional device names for /proc/ide intentional, or
> > is it something nobody has gotten around to fixing yet?
> Using devfs changes the names in /dev. I don't think it
> is supposed to affect /proc in any way. And there are programs out
> that use the existing /proc - changing it won't be popular.

Well leaving it the way it is doesnt make much sense either really, it
refers to devices that dont exist.

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