Re: mknod, devfs and FreeBSD

2007-01-31 Thread Freminlins
Ruben, On 31/01/07, Ruben de Groot [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Not exactly. Solaris, especially Solaris 10 is relying more and more on pseudo filesystems. # uname -srpi SunOS 5.10 sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-V210 # mount | grep '^/devices' /devices on /devices read/write/setuid/devices/dev=47c on

Re: mknod, devfs and FreeBSD

2007-01-31 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 09:25:24AM +, Freminlins typed: 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

Re: mknod, devfs and FreeBSD

2007-01-30 Thread Freminlins
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.

Re: mknod, devfs and FreeBSD

2007-01-30 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 09:25:24AM +, 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

Re: mknod, devfs and FreeBSD

2007-01-29 Thread Freminlins
Kris, On 28/01/07, Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I not understand this no sentence :) Sorry, I didn't read what I typed. I meant to type Was the effect of this considered at all? What reasons, other than cosmetic, do you have for not wanting to do this? Well, I am sure you

Re: mknod, devfs and FreeBSD

2007-01-29 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 01:07:25PM +, Freminlins wrote: Kris, On 28/01/07, Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I not understand this no sentence :) Sorry, I didn't read what I typed. I meant to type Was the effect of this considered at all? Yes it was. The benefits of

Re: mknod, devfs and FreeBSD

2007-01-28 Thread Freminlins
Kris, On 26/01/07, Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry, it's the only way. Was the considered at all? There's simply no way that I would mount up 1400 devfs. It is a backward step. Kris Frem. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: mknod, devfs and FreeBSD

2007-01-28 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 03:56:29PM +, Freminlins wrote: Kris, On 26/01/07, Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry, it's the only way. Was the considered at all? I not understand this no sentence :) There's simply no way that I would mount up 1400 devfs. It is a backward

Re: mknod, devfs and FreeBSD

2007-01-26 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jan 26, 2007 at 04:40:24PM +, Freminlins wrote: Hello, I have a web server still running FreeBSD 4.7 which I want to update to FreeBSD 6.2. There are quite a few sites on this machine, and each of them has a chroot containing their own /dev. In their /dev are things like null,

Re: mknod, devfs and FreeBSD

2007-01-26 Thread Freminlins
Kris, On 26/01/07, Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Set up and mount numerous devfs file systems ;) That is exactly what I am trying to avoid. One of the servers has 1400 sites on it, and I really don't want 1400 devfs mounts. If the only way to do this now is by having so many devfs

Re: mknod, devfs and FreeBSD

2007-01-26 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jan 26, 2007 at 11:05:37PM +, Freminlins wrote: Kris, On 26/01/07, Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Set up and mount numerous devfs file systems ;) That is exactly what I am trying to avoid. One of the servers has 1400 sites on it, and I really don't want 1400 devfs