Re: devfsd/2.6.0-test1

From: Greg KH (
Date: Mon Jul 21 2003 - 09:36:45 EST

On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 12:48:56AM +0200, Martin Schlemmer wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-07-20 at 19:17, Andrey Borzenkov wrote:
> > > Also, read the threads on the list about udev/hotplug - apparently
> > > devfsd is going out ...
> >
> > as long as you have memory-based /dev you need devfsd even if it is called
> > differently.
> >
> I have not looked at it myself, but as far as I have it, you do not
> mount /dev, and just need udev/hotplug/libsysfs (not sure on libsysfs).
> Currently udev still call mknod, but I think Greg said he will fix that
> in the future.

What's wrong with calling mknod?

I did say I thought about calling sys_mknod directly from udev, but
that's just a minor change. Is that what you were referring to?


greg k-h
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