/dev/null doesn't get created

Mark Murray markm at FreeBSD.ORG
Sun Aug 1 14:34:36 PDT 2004

Derek Tattersall writes:
> Well I appear to have cvsup'ed just before you added the text to
> UPDATING.  Oh well.  That brings up an interesting question: Under
> what circumstances would it be advantageous to not compile the drivers
> into the kernel, but leave them as modules and load from
> /boot/loader.conf?  I haven't had any luck imagining why you would
> want to leave them as modules.

Personal preference. I like the idea of eventually having a kernel
that is put together at boot time with NO recompiling when you need
to reconfigure.

Mark Murray
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