Subject: Re: The demise of DEV_BSIZE
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/12/1999 11:09:12
On Tue, 12 Oct 1999, Jason Thorpe wrote:

> In order for a vnode to exist *at all*, it must have been opened at some
> point.

That is not correct. Doing a lookup on a path causes a vnode to come into

For instance, consider the userland call stat("/dev/cd0", &mystatstruct);
There's no call to any open routine in there.

Take care,