Re: [PATCH] DevFS support for /dev/cpu/X/(cpuid|msr)

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Sun Jan 06 2002 - 19:44:51 EST

Russell King wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 06, 2002 at 01:10:10PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>>The existence of a CPU creates /dev/cpu/# and registering a node
>>replicates across the /dev/cpu directories.
> And, thus, we decend into more /proc crappyness.
> After *lots* of discussion and months of waiting, it was decided between
> Alan, David Jones, Jeff Garzik, and other affected parties that
> /proc/sys/cpu/#/whatever would be a reasonable. It has even appeared on
> lkml a couple of times in the past.

Ummm... this isn't about /proc.


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