Subject: Re: /dev/MAKEDEV and mknod -[rR]
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/25/2007 09:10:17
On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 12:05:50AM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> This would be neither here nor there, except that today I tried to set
> up a diskless 3.1 machine with root on an NFS server running an OS that
> doesn't have -r or -R options to mknod.

In which case it is likely to get the mapping from major:minor to a
single integer wrong!


David Laight: