pseudo-device vn

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at
Wed Apr 7 07:20:23 PDT 2004

> Hi,
> I couldnt find stuff whether the pseudo device vn is by default in the
> generic kernel. I didnt find it in GENERIC, but maybe it's otherwise
> involved? I guess i need this device to mount a tmpfs like this in /etc
> /dev/amrd0s1b /var/amavis   mfs   rw,-s=65536   0   0
> where s1b is the swap device.
> Should i just put
> pseudo-device	vn
> in the kernel config file to make this work?

You didn't say which version of FreeBSD you were using.
In versions and earlier I think this will work.
It is what I have done.   You should be able to find it 
in the LINT file.  

But, starting with 5.0 I think it may have been changed.


> Bye,
> Mipam.

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