Subject: Re: Read-only root filesystem
To: Mikael =?iso-8859-1?Q?Nystr=F6m?= <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/21/2007 11:08:28
On Sun, May 20, 2007 at 11:30:12AM +0200, Mikael Nyström wrote:

> I have other partitions that are mounted read-write so every file  
> that needs to be updated regulary resides on these partitions  
> (actually softlinks for motd/resolv.conf etc), but how about /dev?  
> Don't I need it to be read-write?

Modern answer:

Remove all device nodes from it. /sbin/init will create a MFS and build
the device nodes when you boot.

Ancient answer: