Subject: Re: Drive Numbering...
To: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@BALVENIE.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
From: Matthias Pfaller <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/21/1995 16:49:06
Chris G Demetriou wrote:
> > To add another thing that I have see to the fray... Some systems have
> > a /dev/root which is good for the GENERIC case...
> kernfs provides /kern/rootdev and /kern/rrootdev, for easy access to
> this.

I tried to use this when working on the install script for the pc532. It
will only work if you have accessed the rootdevice in some way (e.g. ls
-l /dev/*). kernfs relies on the device inode being availiable. Somehow
that's not what I expected...

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