Subject: Re: phasing out mfs; make init(8) use tmpfs?
To: None <>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/17/2007 03:39:29 wrote:

> So why is that any different than mfs not being in the kernel?
> i.e. why do we need to worry about this error when using tmpfs but
>  not when using mfs?

As I wrote, MFS could be smaller than TMPFS?
(i.e. does it fit in i386 INSTALL floppies?)

Anyway some ports (hpcsh for example) don't have even MFS and
IIRC init(8) fails to create /dev silently in such case.
What's the problem on trying both?
Izumi Tsutsui