Subject: Re: devfs, was Re: FreeBSD 5/6/7 kernel emulator for NetBSD 2.x
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: M. Warner Losh <email@example.com>
Date: 10/29/2005 00:07:17
In message: <Pine.BSF.firstname.lastname@example.org>
Matthew Orgass <email@example.com> writes:
: I generally agree with this, however I also think there should be a
: means of number to name mapping that can be used to support traditional
: device nodes (but no longer having standard numbering).
In FreeBSD, traditional device nodes can still be created in the
filesystem. However, they aren't used at all, except by NFS to export
to legacy customers.