Subject: Re: FreeBSD 5/6/7 kernel emulator for NetBSD 2.x
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/27/2005 21:23:31
On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 09:32:02PM +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> They are bigger than on-disk nodes, but not so much. You can ceratinly keep
> a bunch of them in memory, specially considering that a devfs doesn't have
> a lot of nodes; you'll only have those that you really need.
One thing that /dev does have is a lot of inodes. What it doesn't have
is files, so no need for block allocation maps.
I also wonder whether it should be possible to pass names like
/dev/pts/<number> directly to the driver without there being an existing
David Laight: email@example.com