On Monday, 29 January 2001 at 16:10:24 +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Steve Ames writes:
>> On Sun, Jan 28, 2001 at 10:19:34PM -0800, John Baldwin wrote:
>>> On 29-Jan-01 John Indra wrote:
>>>> 2. If something change to the source tree's MAKEDEV, what should I do?
>>> Nothing.  With DEVFS, each driver in the kernel creates its own
>>> entries automatically, so MAKEDEV isn't used.
>> Hrm... what about some custom entries or symlinks I may have?
>> (/dev/cdrom for instance)
> You can create symlinks in /dev, you cannot mknod there.

What is the reason for this?  How does a program or script know
whether the system is running DEVFS or not?

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