FreeBSD 5, chroot and /dev

Peter Risdon peter at
Wed Aug 11 09:21:49 PDT 2004

Henrik W Lund wrote:
> Hanspeter Roth wrote:
>> [...]
>> What is the recommended way to create the device nodes in /dev in a
>> chroot environment?
>> -Hanspeter
> So, messing with device nodes in a chrooted 5.x system is not possible 
> (someone correct me here, if I'm wrong). 

It is possible to customise it, by adding things like links for palm 
pilots, cds and so on. Look at /etc/devfs.conf


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