Subject: Re: Write back support of MAKEDEV in init
To: None <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/27/2002 20:43:51
On Tue, 27 Aug 2002 20:29:17 +0200 (MEST)
Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:

> On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, Julio Merino wrote:
> > > I wonder if mounting a mfs _over_ a pre-generated /dev would work?
> >
> > What do you mean?
> I thought of a on-disk /dev, with a mfs-based filesystem mounted (-t
> union) over it.

Hmm sounds interesting. How could this be made optional? For example,
use 'init -d union' to use an union or something... but this may require
a kernel option to indicate init flags?

Ug I think adding "write back" support is cleaner.


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