Subject: Re: Read-only root filesystem
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Aleksey Cheusov <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/21/2007 20:24:02
> On Sun, May 20, 2007 at 11:30:12AM +0200, Mikael Nystr=C3=B6m wrote:

 >> I have other partitions that are mounted read-write so every file=20=20
 >> that needs to be updated regulary resides on these partitions=20=20
 >> (actually softlinks for motd/resolv.conf etc), but how about /dev?=20=20
 >> 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.
Is this documented anywhere?

Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.