Subject: Re: FreeBSD 5/6/7 kernel emulator for NetBSD 2.x
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/27/2005 15:43:17
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On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 04:53:35PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> >>> - Implements FreeBSD's devfs on NetBSD.
> >> In the past, we (NetBSD folks) have talked about a devfs.
> >> [...persistence...]
> > FreeBSD 5+ has /etc/devfs.conf and /etc/devfs.rules [...].  Is that
> > what you're looking for?
> I didn't write what you're responding to, but, speaking personally:
> If making changes to /dev with chmod/chown/mv/etc results in those
> files getting rewritten to match, it's fine.  If not, it's not.

I think that having those changes propogated to the userland config files=
would be very good. I'd really want NetBSD to do it, and I bet it could be=
a useful feature for FreeBSD too.

Take care,


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