Subject: Re: MAKEDEV init
To: None <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/05/2007 12:30:31
"Johnny C. Lam" wrote:

> On the HEAD branch, the following platforms have custom "init" targets
> 	amd64, i386, landisk, sbmips, sgimips
> Why is this still necessary?  The comments seem to indicate a concern
> about running out of inodes on the MFS mount if the default "all"
> target is run.  However, the current MAKEDEV script counts the number
> of inodes needed and ensures the created MFS mount is large enough to
> hold all of the devices.  Shouldn't we just rely on the default "init"
> target, which defaults to "all" on all of the other platforms?

At least for sbmips, that was I think just copied from sgimips.  No
issue from me if you want to delete the "init" section for sbmips.