On Sat, 27 Oct 2001, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> >Oops, error on my part; /proc does need to exist.  So, I guess the
> >question is this: Can devfs's error handling in the case of /dev being
> >non-existant be improved?
> Barely, because without /dev, how do you plan to open the console ?
> Mkdir(/dev) isn't an option because the rootfs is mounted R/O.
> About the only thing one could do is make init exit(bla) and get
> a diagnostic from the kernel.  It may make sense to do that.

An error message would be sufficient; my concern was that someone
might run into this and spend hours trying to figure out which of X
variables was the problem.

Mike "Silby" Silbersack

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