Re: devfs and /proc/ide/hda

From: Helge Hafting (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 05:29:07 EST

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.

Helge Hafting
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