Subject: Re: workaround for FreeBSD binary that hardcodes a device major (was: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/conf)
To: Quentin Garnier <>
From: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/24/2006 12:39:01
Quentin Garnier <> wrote:

> > Yes, tw_cli creates the device with a hardcoded major then immediatly
> > opens it. If the device already existed, it unlink it first.  
> Now that's something especially moronic of them. 
> What is supposed to happen under FreeBSD's devfs stuff?

No idea, I don't have any FreeBSD machine.

Emmanuel Dreyfus