On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 09:25:24AM +0000, Freminlins wrote: > Kris, > > On 29/01/07, Kris Kennaway <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > >To put it bluntly, it's something you're just going to have to get > >over :-) > > > That's unhelpful. It is, in my opinion, a bad idea to have to mount up 1400 > instances of devfs just to get a few device nodes. It just doesn't seem > right. It's a kludge. What I will do instread is migrate the box to Solaris > where I can do what I want to do.
OK. > It's a poor argument to say basically "that's the way it is". I have always > found FreeBSD to be flexible, not restrictive. "That's the way it is" is a statement of truth, not an argument. > If devfs is the only way to go, why does mknod still exist? Why does it > allow me to create device nodes that don't work? Compatibility with other OSes when used as an NFS server. Kris
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