Subject: Re: FreeBSD 5/6/7 kernel emulator for NetBSD 2.x
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/27/2005 21:04:37
On Oct 27, 2005, at 4:27 PM, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:

> Another problem about /dev as a file system, is that one will  
> possibly not
> find all the devices on the system, without being a kernel expert.  
> And the
> major/minor numering is not easy, like mentioned by someone else.

Why would it not find all devices on the system?  Device drivers  
would be modified to add their devfs entries.  Any driver that failed  
to do so would simply be buggy by definition and would be fixed.

-- thorpej