In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Matthew 
Jacob writes:
>On Thu, 10 May 2001, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
>> Hi!
>> Just installed recent -CURRENT on my PC, and noticed strange things:
>> 1)  If I don't have devfs line in /etc/fstab, why DEVFS mount is still
>>     happening on /dev, and where?
>Somewhat wierdly and unobviously, it's init that does the magic.

this is basically because it is one line to do it in /sbin/init,
but about 100 to do it in the kernel.

Blame the poor design of mount(2) (and ask Adrian when he fixes
it :-)

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