Subject: Re: Cloning bdev/cdev devices, step one
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/10/2000 17:28:51
> But if the dev_t's are dynamic, how does an ffs provide persistence - how
> would a future boot know what device all of these nodes with permissions
> were for? i.e. how do we preserve some sort of permanent mapping/labeling
> of devices?
"Don't use dev_t". It would be better if device nodes instead had a
string in them (containing locators/driver parameters).