Subject: Re: The demise of DEV_BSIZE
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/12/1999 11:27:50
"Charles M. Hannum" <> writes:
> If you mean in the more general sense of `possibly a long time, before
> the current boot, possibly even by a different OS accessing the same
> disk', then that's marginally true (modulo symlinks), but it's not
> terribly interesting.

It's not even "marginally" true, is it?

mknod isn't going to cause the device nodes created to be opened.
(that'd be hell on tapes.  8-)

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.