Subject: Re: Write back support of MAKEDEV in init
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/27/2002 20:24:50
On Tue, 27 Aug 2002 20:14:04 +0200 (MEST)
Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:

> On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, Julio Merino wrote:
> > What do you think?
> I wonder if mounting a mfs _over_ a pre-generated /dev would work?

What do you mean? Init mounts a mfs /dev, but before doing it, it reads
/dev/MAKEDEV and /dev/MAKEDEV.local in memory and then uses them. But both
files remain in the disk, "below" the mfs. I think they will just be hidden
until mfs is unmounted.


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