Subject: Re: fdesc file system?
To: Malcolm Herbert <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/23/2005 01:38:16
> I'm curious about the fdesc filesystem, which creates files in /dev/fd
> as well as symlinks for /dev/std{in,out,err}. I have a 2.0.2 system
> which appears to have /dev/std* and a populated /dev/fd yet I don't
> think I've ever tried to mount the fdesc filesystem over /dev
> MAKEDEV seems to create these entries if fdesc isn't mounted ... given
> that that's the case, why would we need the filesystem type? What does

really no idea. except of crashes (in -current) i found no other usable 
feature :)